Surrogates and noncharacters

Steffen Nurpmeso sdaoden at
Tue May 12 13:46:26 CDT 2015

Hans Aberg <haberg-1 at> wrote:
 |> On 12 May 2015, at 16:50, Philippe Verdy <verdy_p at> wrote:
 |>> Indeed, that is why UTF-8 was invented for use in Unix-like environments.
 |> Not the main reason: communication protocols, and data storage \
 |> is also based on 8-bit code units (even if storage group \
 |> them by much larger blocks).
 |There is some history here:

"What happened was this":


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