Re: Multibyte definition

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Thu Mar 16 2000 - 19:41:29 EST

Andrea Vine <> wrote:

> Microsoft wide characters are 16-bit Unicode (I presume it's UCS-2 in
> older products, UTF-16 in newer products, but I don't know exactly).

Aren't wide characters defined as being of fixed length? If they are,
then by definition, surrogates cannot be supported, and so there isn't
any real difference between defining wide characters as UCS-2 vs. UTF-16.

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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