Is the binaryness/textness of a data format a property?

Doug Ewell via Unicode unicode at
Sat Mar 21 12:13:40 CDT 2020

Adam Borowski wrote:

> Also, UTF-8 can carry more than Unicode -- for example, U+D800..U+DFFF
> or U+11000..U+7FFFFFFF (or possibly even up to 2³⁶ or 2⁴²), which has
> its uses but is not well-formed Unicode.

I'd be interested in your elaboration on what these uses are.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US |

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