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## Re: wide-char is wide

 From: Francisco Vila Subject: Re: wide-char is wide Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 23:30:01 +0100

```>From your kind explanation would be right to say that the argument to
the LilyPond \char command is a simple natural number and not a
multibyte utf-8 sequence? This is what --I think-- still has to be

>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unicode
>
> It just a natural number assign to each abstract character it defines. The
> section
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unicode#Architecture_and_terminology
> describes the convention of writing these numbers with the prefix "U+":
> numbers below 2^16 are written with four hex digit, and other with five or
> six as is needed.

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