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Re: draft-ietf-httpbis-header-structure-00, unicode range

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:43:49 +0100
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, Ilari Liusvaara <ilariliusvaara@welho.com>
Cc: Kari Hurtta <hurtta-ietf@elmme-mailer.org>, HTTP working group mailing list <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@varnish-cache.org>
Message-ID: <e4a785ee-53bd-7f72-62d9-082fbffaafcb@gmx.de>
On 2016-12-13 23:06, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> --------
> In message <20161213214223.GA8638@LK-Perkele-V2.elisa-laajakaista.fi>, Ilari Li
> usvaara writes:
>
>> IIRC, Unicode has exactly 1,111,998 codepoints in total (most of those
>> are unallocated).
>
> Future archaeologists will stare at that number and conclude that
> "It must have had religious significance for them" :-)
>
>> And I suppose that the surrogates MUST be paired properly (JSON actually
>> does not require this).
>
> Yes.  I'm firmly in the "Jon Postel was wrong" camp of protocol design
> these days.

Actually, we shouldn't use surrogate pairs *at all*.

Best regards, Julian
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