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2 minute summary on "Unicode explained"

I skip-read through Unicode explained (Jukka K. Korpela, O'Reilly, First edition June 2006) during the last few weeks. While I found the book overall quite boring I still learned a few things, among them most importantly three things I'd like to share with you:

  • Unicode does not contain a code point for every known character
  • The Unicode space is 21 bits large
  • Therefore UTF-8, UTF-16 and UTF-32 can all express the full character set of Unicode