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Re: New full Unicode for ES6 idea

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 11:00:59 +1100
Message-ID: <4F418D3B.8050706@mcc.id.au>
To: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>
CC: Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen@wirfs-brock.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>, mranney@voxer.com, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
Brendan Eich:
 > To hope to make this sideshow beneficial to all the cc: list, what do
 > DOM specs use to talk about uint16 units vs. code points?

I say "code unit" as a shorter way of saying "16 bit unsigned integer 
code unit"

   http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/WebIDL/#dfn-code-unit

(which DOM4 also links to) and then just "code point" to refer to 21 bit 
numbers that might correspond to a Unicode character, which you can see 
used in

   http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/WebIDL/#dfn-obtain-unicode
Received on Monday, 20 February 2012 00:01:54 UTC

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