Re: ISO10646-1 XLFD registration

From: John Cowan (
Date: Tue Apr 04 2000 - 18:02:30 EDT

Christopher John Fynn scripsit:

> Since it is the
> UTF-8 kludge that has made this limitation necessary perhaps when we reach the
> day that UTF-8 is no longer being used this limitation can be removed. I'm
> quite sure that day will come long before we need to encode characters on plane
> 17 and beyond.

UTF-16. UTF-8 could handle right up to 2^31-1.

John Cowan                         
       I am a member of a civilization. --David Brin

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