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Re: New full Unicode for ES6 idea

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:14:57 +0100
To: Mark Davis ☕ <mark@macchiato.com>, "Brendan Eich" <brendan@mozilla.com>
Cc: "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>, mranney@voxer.com, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
Message-ID: <op.v91xi7q564w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:11:21 +0100, Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>  
wrote:
> Hi Mark, thanks for this post.
>
> Mark Davis ☕ wrote:
>> UTF-8 represents a code point as 1-4 8-bit code units
>
> "1-6".
>
>> UTF-16 represents a code point  as 2 or 4 16-bit code units
>
> "1 or 2".
>
> Lock up your encoders, I am so not a Unicode guru but this is what my  
> reptile coder brain remembers.

UTF-8 was changed from 1-6 to 1-4, see e.g.  
http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3629#section-12


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