Subject: Re: Type for wide characters
To: None <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/06/1999 13:25:05
> Yes. Go with this. There is an ISO character set standard (eclipsed by
> unicode, thankfully) which uses 4-byte characters.
> I forget the ISO number, but something like 10617 feels close.

It's ISO-10646. :-)
There is also other ISO standard which supports 2/3/4/..-bytes
characters. (ISO-2022)