Re: Speaking of Plane 1 characters...

From: Michael \(michka\) Kaplan (
Date: Mon Nov 11 2002 - 16:11:57 EST

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    From: "Michael Everson" <>
    > At 12:10 -0700 2002-11-11, John Hudson wrote:

    > >Many thanks to the various people who recommended Michael Kaplan's
    > >calculator at
    > >
    > >This is excellent and solves my problem.

    Glad you like it, John -- I am sure James Kass remembers when I put it up,
    it was actually because of a complaint that there wasn't such a thing and
    there ought to be. <grin>

    > Perhaps it is just me, but terms like scalar value just don't mean
    > anything to me. It rather reminds me of reptilian skin shedding.

    Since I do not use that term on my site, I assume you are referring to
    someone else's resource? :-)

    > I visited MichKa's page and tried typing in 10312 (OLD ITALIC LETTER
    > KU) and it did convert to a surrogate pair. I wonder what would
    > happen if I pasted it into an HTML document. Hmm but I couldn't do
    > that until I converted them to UTF-8....

    Well, since the page advertises itself as a UTF-16/UTF-32 sort of converter,
    I would hope that the lack of UTF-8 byte conversion would be expected.....

    > By the way MichKa if you make the boxes a bit wider the whole string
    > of numbers would display.

    What numbers did not display for you? They all fit for me....


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