RE: Last Call: UTF-16

From: Frank da Cruz (
Date: Tue Aug 17 1999 - 18:02:14 EDT

> Personally, I'd prefer just one format for Unicode exchange: UTF-8. It's
> not perfect, but no interface is. And on balance it seems better than any
> alternative.
I think the main problem with having UTF-8 but not UTF-16 (or vice versa)
is that one requires greater bandwidth than the other for different classes
of writing systems.

- Frank

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