Re: UTF-2

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Dec 11 1997 - 12:59:27 EST

Ar 10:23 -0800 1997-12-11, scríobh Misha Wolf:
>UTF-8 was originally called FSS-UTF and then, for a while, UTF-2. The "2"
>indicated "the second UTF" (there was also a UTF-1). Some vendors, eg
>Oracle, kept the UTF-2 name in their documentation for a long time.

Even if it is wrong it might be prudent to register it as an alias in
software that looks for aliases for coding IDs.

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