New full Unicode for ES6 idea

Phillips, Addison addison at lab126.com
Tue Feb 21 15:18:27 PST 2012


> 
> Hi Mark, thanks for this post.
> 
> Mark Davis ☕ wrote:
> > UTF-8 represents a code point as 1-4 8-bit code units
> 
> "1-6".

No. 1 to *4*. Five and six byte "UTF-8" sequences are illegal and invalid. 

> 
> > UTF-16 represents a code point  as 2 or 4 16-bit code units
> 
> "1 or 2".

Yes, 1 or 2 16-bit code units (that's 2 or 4 bytes, of course).

Addison

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect (Lab126)
Chair (W3C I18N WG)

Internationalization is not a feature.
It is an architecture.






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