RE: Why 17 planes? (was: Re: Why 11 planes?)

From: Whistler, Ken <>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 18:46:25 +0000

There isn't an actual problem here which needs a solution, satisfactory, or otherwise. The persistence of the "17 planes may not be enough" meme on this list is an interesting phenomenon in itself, but has no practical impact on any of the actual ongoing work on maintenance of the encoding standards.

But yes, there may be Martian alligators living in the sewers. Keep calm and carry on.


> That mechanism could provide another 16 planes at a cost of one plane 0
> code point.
> Would that be a satisfactory solution to the problem?
> William Overington
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