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

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 16:45:37 +0900
To: Ilari Liusvaara <ilariliusvaara@welho.com>, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
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: <ccfd002a-f9a0-b5b5-3cdb-4f2d84895b90@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
On 2016/12/14 06:42, Ilari Liusvaara wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 09:28:47PM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> --------
>> In message <20161213173327.C1F7D1714B@welho-filter2.welho.com>, Kari Hurtta wri
>> tes:

>>> What is range of unicode_codepoint ?
>>
>> As far as I know, UNICODE does not have a firm upper end, but
>> everybody _expects_ 32 bits to be enough for everybody.
>
> Actually, it does: 10FFFD is the last codepoint in Unicode (it is
> actually allocated as part of PUA).
>
> IIRC, Unicode has exactly 1,111,998 codepoints in total (most of those
> are unallocated).

Yes. And Unicode never had more (at some time, it had less). ISO-10646 
at one time had a 32-bit architecture, but that was fixed quite a while 
(~10 years?) ago. It is now also the same as Unicode.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 07:46:26 UTC

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