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Re^6: Character in 'b' format wrapped in unpack

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Mar 30, 2015 at 00:24 UTC ( #1121749=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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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