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Re: Problem with national characters in XHTML

From: Piet van Oostrum
Subject: Re: Problem with national characters in XHTML
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2005 15:28:47 +0200
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>>>>> Mathias Dahl <address@hidden> (MD) wrote:

>MD> I might be wrong here, but doesn't UTF-8 encode all characters in
>MD> Latin-1 (ISO 8859-1) exactly as they are *in* Latin-1 encoding?

No. Iso 8859-1 uses 1 byte for all characters, while UTF-8 uses two bytes
for those characters that are in iso-8859-1. What you probably mean is that
the Unicode value (code point) for each iso-8859-1 character is the same as
its encoding in iso-8859-1.

Piet van Oostrum <address@hidden>
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