Time format characters 'h' and 'k'
Mark Davis ☕️ via CLDR-Users
cldr-users at unicode.org
Mon Aug 21 07:03:26 CDT 2017
And your reply "placing the surrogates at top would have avoided the
emergence of UTF-8 with compatiblity with 7-bit US-ASCII" doesn't make
sense to me.
Having the surrogate zone at D800..DFFF vs F800..FFFF had no effect on the
development of UTF-8.
On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 12:00 PM, Philippe Verdy <verdy_p at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> 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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