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

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Tue, 26 Jun 2001 02:21:56 +0200

> I agree. But I'd add that if different people really need different
> performance/simplicity trade-offs then maybe we need multiple variants
> of the Unicode object.

The question really is: Those people that require a 16-bit Py_UNICODE,
would they ever need characters outside the BMP?

My guess is no, so Fredrik's proposal sounds good to me.