[Mono-devel-list] Unicode

Chris Seaton chris at chrisseaton.com
Tue Sep 16 11:25:24 EDT 2003

Bah! I mean System.Text.UnicodeEncoding.

On Tue, 2003-09-16 at 15:53, Chris Seaton wrote:
> What exactly is System.Text.Unicode supposed to be? It seems to work as
> UTF-16, but not quite as it assumes two bytes for a character, so can't
> work with surrogate pairs.
> What does Mono do if I'm using characters in the giddy heights of the
> uppermost planes? The name of this class implies it is the be all and
> end all of Unicode, able to represent everything, unlike UTF8 and UTF7
> which can only work with a limited part of Unicode.
> Shouldn't System.Text.Unicode really be System.Text.UTF16?

And where's System.Text.UTF32?
Chris Seaton

chris at chrisseaton.com

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