Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of ThePerilsOfStr


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Jan 12, 2011, 12:29:12 PM (10 years ago)
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    166166ASCII character has the same value in UTF-8. Yet UTF-8 can encode a huge
    167167chunk of Unicode -- "virtually all characters in common use" according to
    168 Wikipedia. (Thus UTF-8 a superset of ASCII
     168Wikipedia. (Thus UTF-8 is a superset of ASCII
    169169in the same way that North America is a superset of Poughkeepsie. ASCII
    170170encodes 127 characters, UTF-8 over 1.1 million.)