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At Tue, 10 Feb 2004 13:06:16 -0800 (PST), Tom Lord wrote: > [*] What exactly is a "Unicode character?" The answer can vary > depending on context. In some contexts it might mean a Unicode > abstract character -- the kind of value to which a codepoint > (integer in the range 0..10ffff) is assigned. In other contexts, > it may mean certain kinds of sequences of abstract characters. > > One goal for SRFI-52 is to remain agnostic about the answer > to that question. I'm still relatively new to unicode, so I apologize if this is a foolish question (rtfm ptrs welcome!), but I wonder why you would want to remain agnostic on this point. Can you explain why unicode-code points would be a bad choice, and what other choices might exist? Thanks, Robby