[fpc-devel] Re: enumerators
mschnell at lumino.de
Thu Nov 18 14:58:53 CET 2010
On 11/18/2010 02:31 PM, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> Either you have UTF-8 with surrogates, or you have ASCII (since UTF-8
> without surrogates means that only char 0..127 are valid, which is ASCII)
In another post surrogate pairs have been denoted as a specialty of a 16
Bit coding (UCS-2), and I did not understand why this was introduced in
a discussion about UTF-8. I just accepted that this somehow would leak
into UTF-8 as a special (alternate) way to code certain Unicode characters.
I did not think about calling the up to four bytes of a normal UTF-8
"character" "surrogates" (to me these are "codes" or something like this).
Sorry if I introduced any confusion. :(
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