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- Subject: Re: question about Unicode
- From: Klaus Ripke <paul-lua@...>
- Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2006 10:34:42 +0100
On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 12:46:12PM -0600, Matt Campbell wrote:
> Klaus Ripke wrote:
> >- else it might be a 16bit value, which means trouble.
> Aside from the MS C runtime library on Windows, do you know of any cases
> where wchar_t is 16-bit?
No. But according to
"Some Unix systems define wchar_t as a 16-bit type"
Ten years ago the misconception that "Unicode has 65536 characters"
was even more widespread than today, and besides windows it is
still reflected in Java's braindead 16-bit char type.