On Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:26:06 -0700
"Doug Ewell" <doug_at_ewellic.org> wrote:
> Buck Golemon <buck at yelp dot com> replied to Richard Wordingham
> <richard dot wordingham at ntlworld dot com>:
> >>> There are no Unicode code pages.
> >> Just to be pedantic, there are several on Windows. They encode the
> >> coding form (Unicode codes being best thought of as an assignment
> >> of natural numbers to characters, with certain approved ways of
> >> storing those numbers),
> >> ... e.g. Code pages 1200 (little-endian
> >> UTF-16), 1201 (big-endian UTF-16), 12000 (little-endian UTF-32),
> >> 12001 (big-endian UTF-32), 65000 (UTF-7) and 65001 (UTF-8).
> > I shudder to imagine the circumstances that forced you to learn this
> > information.
> Most Windows .NET developers who are concerned about proper character
> handling would know this information existed, though they might not
> have the numbers memorized.
I haven't memorised those page numbers; I just though quoting the
actual page numbers would give emphasis to my point.
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