request for paired constants in j.l.Character

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at
Tue Mar 16 18:14:36 PDT 2010

In java.lang.Character we have:
     public static final char MIN_VALUE = '\u0000';
     public static final char MAX_VALUE = '\uFFFF';
     public static final int MIN_CODE_POINT = 0x000000;
     public static final int MAX_CODE_POINT = 0X10FFFF;
     public static final int MIN_SUPPLEMENTARY_CODE_POINT = MAX_VALUE + 1;

As we have MIN_CODE_POINT, which is duplicate of MIN_VALUE, IMO we 
additionally could have
     public static final int MAX_SUPPLEMENTARY_CODE_POINT = MAX_CODE_POINT;

It would look better and serve plenty users expectations to find those 
MIN/MAX constants as pair.

Is there anybody who agrees with me ?


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