AW: AW: ASCII and Unicode lifespan

From: Dominikus Scherkl (
Date: Thu May 19 2005 - 04:29:01 CDT

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    > >May be if it realy becomes too full, the Unicode Consortium will
    > >change it's policy and declare the (then many decades unused)
    > >deprecated characters as unassigned.
    > That won't happen. Another plane would be opened up.
    Naa, I taked about the far, far future where all 17 planes become
    too full (so, how can a new plane be opened when there is no
    space left to define new surrogate-pairs in the bmp?)

    But I do agree, this will probably never happen.

    Dominikus Scherkl

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