Re: MacOS character sets

From: Deborah Goldsmith (
Date: Mon Jul 12 2004 - 14:34:13 CDT

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    The native character set for Mac OS X is Unicode. Earlier versions of
    Mac OS used Apple-proprietary character sets, and some applications
    still use those character sets on Mac OS X, though their use is

    The mappings for Apple's old character sets are available at:

    Deborah Goldsmith
    Internationalization, Unicode liaison
    Apple Computer, Inc.

    On Jul 12, 2004, at 7:39 AM, Tay, William wrote:

    > Hi,
    > I'd like to understand what character encoding an application that
    > runs on MacOS uses.  Just as Windows applications generally use code
    > pages and UNIX applications use ISO-8859-X character set, what about
    > MacOS applications?
    > Is there any website that shows the encoding of characters of the
    > MacOS character sets?
    > Thanks.
    > Will 

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