On 11/12/05, John W. Kennedy <jwkenne / attglobal.net> wrote:
> Austin Ziegler wrote:
> > This is, in fact, far
> > *superior* to what Java and Python do -- which are limited to UTF-8
> > string representations (AFAIK).
> Java has /always/ used UTF-16 internally, and currently has the ability
> to read and write US-ASCII, ISO-8859-1, UTF-8, UTF-16BE (big-endian)
> UTF-16LE (little-endian), and UTF-16 (byte-order marked) at a minimum,
> plus whatever other encodings the implementor chooses to add. (Sun Java
> for Windows includes a total of 148.)

That's good to know.

-austin
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