From: David Oftedal (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Feb 13 2003 - 06:47:04 EST
"Unicode" often refers to UTF-8, btw, and not UTF-16.
This is because UTF-8 is widely supported on the WWW.
On Thu, 13 Feb 2003 11:07:53 +0800
"Zhang Weiwu" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Very newbie question:
> 1) I noticed when I save a file as "unicode" in Windows 2000, or other editor like EditPlus, the file begins with FF FE, which looks like UTF16LE. Also it seems to me when ContentType in a html page is "unicode", IE tends to understand it as UTF16LE. So it seems UTF16LE is (or was) the standard coding for unicode.
> 2) But on the FAQ on unicode.org, it says UTF16BE is the prefered unicode coding.
> Is it that, when people say "unicode" without UTF, they mean UTF16LE?
> I am going to design a website with unicode. I don't use UTF-8 because most are CJK text thus UTF-8 html would be too fat. I should use UTF16LE, should I?
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