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Re: More errors in the CSS2 specification

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@fas.harvard.edu>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 1999 13:58:15 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199901111858.NAA01025@login3.fas.harvard.edu>
To: chka@uni-bremen.de, www-style@w3.org
>From: "Christian Kaufhold" <chka@uni-bremen.de>
>Date: Mon, 11 Jan 1999 18:45:44 +0100
>Subject: More errors in the CSS2 specification

>5. This is based on my ignorance, but what are Unicode letters with 6
>hex digits? As far as I understand, Unicode is a 16-bit encoding, but 6
>hex letters make up 24 bit. Maybe this could also be explained somewhere
>in the specification, or is this widely understood?

I think I saw somewhere (but I can't find it now) that there are enough
proposed extensions to Unicode that would take the characters above the
65536 limit.  Thus I think they are planning to move up to 24 bits.

David Baron
Received on Monday, 11 January 1999 13:58:22 UTC

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