Re: Parsing Unicode strings

From: Petite Abeille (
Date: Wed May 28 2008 - 16:52:30 CDT

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    On May 28, 2008, at 10:49 PM, Peter Johansson wrote:

    > Is the Unicode-encoded character string self-descriptive?


    > That is, do I need a priori knowledge that it is encoded as, for
    > example, UTF-8 rather than UTF-32?


    > Or, by examining the first byte (or first few bytes) can I determine
    > the encoding?

    Not really, but...

    "Encoding Detector"

    "A composite approach to language/encoding detection"


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