[Tutor] Why difference between printing string & typing its object reference at the prompt?

Dave Angel d at davea.name
Thu Oct 11 11:42:34 CEST 2012

On 10/11/2012 05:21 AM, eryksun wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 5:04 AM, Dave Angel <d at davea.name> wrote:
>> Actually, the upper limit for a decoded utf-8 character is at least 6
>> bytes.  I think it's 6, but it's no less than 6.
> Yes, but what would be the point? Unicode only has 17 planes, up to
> code 0x10ffff. It's limited by UTF-16.

More importantly, it was restricted by the 2003 rfc 3629, which I had
completely missed.  Last time I wrote a utf-8 encoder was before that
probably about 1997.


Thanks for pointing it out.



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