[Python-Dev] PEP 383: Non-decodable Bytes in System Character Interfaces

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Apr 27 21:42:02 CEST 2009

>> It's a private use area. It will never carry an official character
>> assignment.
> I know that U+F0000 - U+FFFFF is a private use area.  I don't find a
> definition of U+F01xx to know what the notation means.  Are you picking
> a particular character within the private use area, or a particular
> range, or what?

It's a range. The lower-case 'x' denotes a variable half-byte, ranging
from 0 to F. So this is the range U+F0100..U+F01FF, giving 256 code


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