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Re: Display types?

Niels Möller wrote:
> Paul Koning <pkoning@xedia.com> writes:
> > The UFT-8 and Unicode discussion in the Plan9 document that was quoted
> > earlier makes the point that Unicode in its 16-bit form has the major
> > problem that the byte order isn't well defined and cleanly handled.
> > That does sound familiar, and it's totally unacceptable to introduce
> > such a thing anywhere.
> I don't get this. We are free to specify that unicode strings in spki
> are always in network byte order (or the other way round, I don't
> care). We only have to spell out the rules clearly. It's been done
> before and it's no big deal.

I don't get it either, but in my case its because I thought Unicode
allowed either byte order, and which you are using is obvious because of
the leadin character (0xfffe).




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