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1 - About

A unique number (ie byte) that represents a character.

Every unit of text (character) is assigned a unique integer known as a code point in Unicode terminology and between 0 and 1,114,111.


3 - Code Point Unicode Definition

Unicode Definition:

  1. A value, or position, for a character, in any coded character set.
  2. Any value in the Unicode codespace; that is, the range of integers from <math>0</math> to <math>10FFFF_{16}</math>. Not all code points are assigned to encoded characters.