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in reply to Re^5: Character in 'b' format wrapped in unpack
in thread Character in 'b' format wrapped in unpack

but 9 bits and other widths are possible

Oh yeah! Then why didn't they just create a 20.0625-bit character type to hold the 1,114,112 possible codepoints?


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