> The new Netscape 4.06 has UTF-8 and UTF-7 encodings as two of their
> encoding options. [...] So, what is this supposed to be?
> - A fanfare for the future, when the OS turn 32 bit?
> - A way of evoking sets of 8-bit code tables, each representing a small
> part of the UCS (such sets exist)
You might wish to read Appendix A of the Unicode standard, in which these
"transformation formats" are described. They are actually a useful mechanism
in many applications.
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