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

Rick McGowan rick@unicode.org
Mon, 25 Jun 2001 17:51:59 -0700

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

Yes. More and more stuff is going outside the BMP in the future.  Probably  
will be lots of procurement requirements eventually that need Plane 2 Han  
characters...  But everyone of course likes the space savings of UTF-16.