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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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