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Re: New full Unicode for ES6 idea

From: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:06:35 -0800
Message-ID: <4F443F9B.2090306@mozilla.com>
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Mark Davis ☕ <mark@macchiato.com>, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>, "mranney@voxer.com" <mranney@voxer.com>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
Thanks, all! That's a relief to know, six bytes always seemed to long 
but my reptile coder brain was also reptile-coder-lazy and I never dug 
into it.

/be

Phillips, Addison 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".
>
> No. 1 to *4*. Five and six byte "UTF-8" sequences are illegal and invalid.
>
>>> UTF-16 represents a code point  as 2 or 4 16-bit code units
>> "1 or 2".
>
> Yes, 1 or 2 16-bit code units (that's 2 or 4 bytes, of course).
>
> Addison
>
> Addison Phillips
> Globalization Architect (Lab126)
> Chair (W3C I18N WG)
>
> Internationalization is not a feature.
> It is an architecture.
>
>
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 22 February 2012 01:07:04 UTC

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