PWG-ANNOUNCE> Fwd: New article: Character encodings for beginners

PWG-ANNOUNCE> Fwd: New article: Character encodings for beginners

PWG-ANNOUNCE> Fwd: New article: Character encodings for beginners

Ira McDonald blueroofmusic at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 11:23:15 EST 2008


Hi,

>From the W3C Internationalization working group, a very useful
article - worth passing on to system engineers and designers.

Cheers,
- Ira

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Richard Ishida <ishida at w3.org>
Date: Jan 31, 2008 10:51 AM
Subject: New article: Character encodings for beginners
To: www-international at w3.org




http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-what-is-encoding


FAQ-based article: What is a character encoding, and why should I care?

This article is aimed at content authors, users, and anyone who is
unsure about what a character encoding is, and wants a brief summary
of how it affects them.

Many thanks to the people who provided feedback.

RI

============
Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

http://www.w3.org/International/
http://rishida.net/blog/
http://rishida.net/







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