utf-16

Java-Supplementary Characters and UTF-16 Encoding

Supplementary Characters and UTF-16 Encoding In the past, all Unicode characters could be held by 16 bits, which is the size of a char (2 bytes), because those values ranged from 0 to FFFF(0 to 65,535). When the unification effort started in the 1980s, a fixed 2-byte width code was more than sufficient to encode … Read more…