On Nov 25, 2010, at 6:37 AM, Phillip Gawlowski wrote:

> Thus, UTF-8 is a subset of UTF-16 is a subset of UTF-16. Thus, also,
> the future-proofing, in case even more glyphs are needed.

You are confusing us.

UTF-8, UTF-16, and UTF-32 are encodings of Unicode code points.  They are all capable of representing all code points.  Nothing in this discussion is a subset of anything else.