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RE: UTF-8 (was: Re: property names)

From: Bill Tutt <billtut_at_microsoft.com>
Date: 2000-12-22 01:14:22 CET

No it's not. UCS-4 has been limited to the # of bits encodeable by
UTF-16.
UTF-8 is arbitrarily expandable if you so wished.

Bill

 -----Original Message-----
From: Karl Fogel [mailto:kfogel@galois.collab.net]
Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2000 1:41 PM
To: Mo DeJong
Cc: dev@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: UTF-8 (was: Re: property names)

Karl Fogel <kfogel@galois.collab.net> writes:
> In other words, there is no limit on the size of the Unicode character
> set, but every time they add characters past a certain boundary, the
> UTF encodings need to be updated so people know how to encode the new
> ranges.

Actually, that last part is probably wrong. The UTF-* encodings were
planned from the beginning to handle numbers of arbitrary size.

Think before post,
-K
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:18 2006

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