Bit arithmetic on Unicode characters?

Ken Whistler kenwhistler at
Thu Oct 6 16:28:18 CDT 2016

On 10/6/2016 12:44 PM, Garth Wallace wrote:
> Some representatives of the WFCC have proposed alternate arrangements 
> that assume there will be a need for bitwise operations to covert 
> between the existing chess symbols in the Miscellaneous Symbols block 
> and related symbols in the new block. I don't see the need but maybe 
> I'm missing something.

I don't think you are missing anything. Bitwise operations would 
certainly *not* be needed in a case like this. Small lookup and mapping 
tables would suffice.


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