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Stabilized Technical Report

UTR #26, "Compatibility Encoding Scheme for UTF-16: 8-Bit (CESU-8)" has been stabilized: There are no plans to ever publish another update for it. The last version can be found at https://www.unicode.org/reports/tr26/tr26-4.html.

CESU-8 documents an obsolete internal-use encoding scheme for Unicode identical to UTF-8 except for its representation of supplementary characters. In CESU-8, supplementary characters are represented as six-byte sequences rather than four-byte sequences.

CESU-8 is not intended nor recommended as an encoding used for open information exchange. Therefore, there is no need to develop this report any further.