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· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · April
· · · · 26 (1 entry)

Characters vs. Bytes · This is the first of a three-part es­say on mod­ern char­ac­ter string pro­cess­ing for com­put­er pro­gram­mer­s. Here I ex­plain and il­lus­trate the meth­ods for stor­ing Uni­code char­ac­ters in byte se­quences in com­put­er­s, and dis­cuss their ad­van­tages and dis­ad­van­tages. Th­ese meth­ods have well-known names like UTF-8 and UTF-16 ...
 
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