[I18n-sig] How does Python Unicode treat surrogates?

Florian Weimer fw@deneb.enyo.de
24 Jun 2001 11:16:22 +0200

"Machin, John" <JMachin@Colonial.com.au> writes:

> Unicode is the *practical* standard. Unicode is the
> *available* standard -- you can buy the book; you can access
> the web site. Martin said in his note to my bug report that
> he doesn't have a copy of the ISO document(s); he's not alone!

ISO 10646 is the ISO standard with lowest money per page ratio ever, I
think.  You can order a PDF version (shipped on CD-ROM) from the ISO
website at http://www.iso.ch/ .

Some standards used by Python are much, much more expensive.