RE: Support for non-BMP characters

From: Marc Durdin <>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 22:17:26 +0000

I always use flawed examples. Usually because I don't know what I'm talking about... ;-)

-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Ewell []
Sent: Wednesday, 25 April 2012 11:01 PM
To: Marc Durdin; Szelp, A. Sz.
Cc: David Starner; Unicode Mailing List
Subject: Re: Support for non-BMP characters

Marc Durdin wrote:

> Yes, but this means that regexes with SMP don’t work (e.g. [π’œ-𝒡])

Since the range from π’œ to 𝒡 contains several unassigned code points, for styled characters already encoded in the BMP, proper implementation of such a regex (i.e. doing what the user expects) might be an interesting problem.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA | @DougEwell Β­ 
Received on Wed Apr 25 2012 - 17:21:44 CDT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 : Wed Apr 25 2012 - 17:21:45 CDT