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* Derek Denny-Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005-08-13 01:29]:
> In java, 0xFFFE or 0xFFFF should work. They aren't strictly the max
> Unicode character for XML, but since Java represents Unicode as utf-16
> but doesn't really provide much support for surrogate pairs (last I
> checked), those should work. Hm.. Eclipse tells me that there is
> Character.MAX_VALUE. Use at your own risk.
I am using it to design the algorithm. Concerned about what to
do if Unicode requires multiple characters for a single
character. It's perplexing.
> Reading up on Unicode is also recommended though... internationalization
> is far, far more complicated than you ever imagined. I know people who
> get the shakes if you just mention "Turkish 'I'" in their presence.
> (mild exaggeration...)
I have no illusions about the complexity. I'd simply hoped that
they would have made a hard and fast rule about min and max values.
Alan Gutierrez - email@example.com