Re: Unicode, SMS and year 2012

From: Martin J. Dürst <>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2012 09:19:05 +0900

On 2012/04/29 18:58, Szelp, A. Sz. wrote:
> While there are good reasons the authors of HTML5 brought to ignore SCSU or
> BOCU-1, having excluded UTF-32 which is the most direct, one-to-one mapping
> of Unicode codepoints to byte values seems shortsighted.

Well, except that it's hopelessly inefficient and therefore essentially
nobody is using it.

> We are talking about the whole of Unicode, not just BMP.

Yes. For transmission, use UTF-8 (or maybe UTF-16).

Regards, Martin.
Received on Sun Apr 29 2012 - 19:25:20 CDT

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