Re: VS: "Universal Character Set"

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Sun Feb 18 2007 - 10:38:23 CST

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    Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela at cs dot tut dot fi> wrote:

    > The main problem with it is that it is probably _less_ understandable
    > than mere "Unicode". Most people have a vague idea of what Unicode is
    > and no idea of what UCS is, so they get confused with the "UCS/" part.

    Most people still think "Unicode" means "two bytes per character, so
    watch out for nulls," and think UTF-8 is different from Unicode.

    Doug Ewell  *  Fullerton, California, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14

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