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

Tim Peters tim@digicool.com
Tue, 26 Jun 2001 13:32:39 -0400

[Tom Emerson]
> Perhaps not. :-) But the Chinese aren't the only ones to worry
> about. The Japanese also have characters being added outside the BMP,
> and Ruby holds sway in Japan...

[Martin v. Loewis]
> That's a good point. How does Ruby deal with surrogates?

Ruby has some support for UTF-8 now, but Matz (Ruby's dad) is much more a
Mule fan:


He's said that Ruby will eventually treat Unicode as "just another character
set" -- along with every other character-set gimmick ever invented.

> Java JDK 1.4? Perl? Tcl? Windows XP?

Oh, go do your own web search <wink>.