Re: Unicode charsets registered with IANA

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon Sep 30 2002 - 13:13:13 EDT

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    Markus Scherer scripsit:

    > There are also some (obsolete) Unicode 1.1 charsets registered:
    > UNICODE-1-1-UTF-7 (MIBenum 103) csUnicode11UTF7
    > UNICODE-1-1 (MIBenum 1010) csUnicode11 [this uses the UCS-2BE encoding scheme]

    The use of these forms means specifically that the old encoding of Hangul
    is in use. For all other Unicode 1.1 text, some UTF-* charset should be

    > This is even more obsolete:
    > ISO-10646-UTF-1 (MIBenum 27) csISO10646UTF1 [Unicode 1.0? Very obsolete encoding scheme.]

    That's the predecessor of UTF-8, the one that reserves 0x80-0x9F octets.

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