Re: Surrogate support in *ML?

From: Mark Davis (
Date: Thu Sep 07 2000 - 09:34:09 EDT

In HTML or XML you always use the code point (e.g. UTF-32), not a series of
code units (UTF-8 or UTF-16). Thus you would use:


not �� from UTF-16

nor 𐄣 from UTF-8


Brendan Murray/DUB/Lotus wrote:

> How can one encode a surrogate character as an entity in HTML/XML? Should
> it be as two separate characters or as one 32-bit value? In other words
> should it be:
> ꯍ&#xEFGH;
> or
> Brendan

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