[Python-Dev] 2.2 Unicode questions

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Thu, 19 Jul 2001 10:18:15 -0400

> I formed the impression that all of the UCS-4 and surrogate work was
> for the goal of supporting ISO 10646 (or whatever the number is -- you
> know, the 31-bit character set), so everything is written with that
> assumption.  Presumably that's wrong.  Is ISO 10646 on the roadmap at
> this point, or is it completely irrelevant?  

The impression I got from the discussion around this was that ISO
10464 now *also* promises to limit itself to 0x110000 characters
forever.  MvL or MAL can corroborate.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)