Time format characters 'h' and 'k'

Philippe Verdy via CLDR-Users cldr-users at unicode.org
Mon Aug 21 05:00:44 CDT 2017

2017-08-20 16:13 GMT+02:00 Mark Davis ☕️ <mark at macchiato.com>:

> > placing the surrogates at top would have avoided the emergence of UTF-8
> with compatiblity with 7-bit US-ASCII
> I don't see what you're talking about at all — and I was one of the people
> present at the times when all the decisions were being made.

I was replying explicitly to your own remark about the placement of
surrogates in the BMP. You suggested explicitly that it is an "historical
anomaly" and retrospectively think it should have been at top of it. I
included your own citation:

>> "As I recall, one of those historical anomalies (like the surrogate
range not being at the top of the BMP)."
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