Chinese EncodingsA character encoding is a method (algorithm) for presenting characters in digital form by mapping sequences of code numbers of characters into sequences of octets.
Encodings are registerd at IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) (see Character Sets under Protocols).
- UCS, Universal Character Set (UCS-2, UCS-4)
- UTF, UCS Transformation Format (UTF-7, UTF-8, UTF-16, UTF-32)
Tutorial on character code issues
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