From: James E. Agenbroad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Nov 08 2002 - 16:03:38 EST
On Fri, 8 Nov 2002, Magda Danish (Unicode) wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > Date/Time: Fri Nov 8 09:05:40 EST 2002
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> > Hello
> > I just wanted to know how much space in bytes the Latin-1
> > characters such as the german umlaut characters take up in
> > UTF-8 encoding. Is it still just one byte or does it now
> > require 2 bytes?
> > Regards,
> > Magnus Rosenberg
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Friday, November 8, 2002
Without delving into the issues of separately encoded combining
characters vs. precomposed combinations I think the short answer is that
in UTF-8 all Unicode characters except those with ASCII codes 00 to 7F
are two or more bytes long. If I'm wrong others will corret me.
Jim Agenbroad ( jage@LOC.gov )
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