Mix encodings in a document?
colds at nwlink.com
Thu Sep 24 00:57:24 BST 1998
Tim Bray said:
>At 04:23 PM 9/23/98 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
>>Almost. Unicode = UTF-16; Unicode applications are not
>>allowed to support only the BMP, although there are no
>>characters on the Astral Planes yet.
>I've been told that the geniuses in charge have blessed a whole
>bunch of language tagging characters on plane 14. Anyone have
>a confirmation of this? -Tim
Yes, this is true. It is not (yet) part of the full standard, but it is
"provided as information and guidance to implementers". Details at
Additionally, there is a document that shows what characters and scripts are
"in the pipeline", which includes several scripts (Linear B, Etruscan,
Gothic, Western Musical Notation, etc.) that have or are expected to be
allocated space in Plane 1. UCS-2 is history.
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