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Old 12-01-2012, 07:20 PM   #21514
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Originally Posted by Ravenswd View Post
Unicode.
Agreed. It's most unfortunate that UTF-8 wasn't invented until four years or so after Unicode started to be put together, and a more than a year after the first version of the unicode standard was published.

I suspect that if UTF-8 had been invented at the same time, we'd never have had the dread byte ordering problems of UTF-16 and UTF-32. (Nor, come to that, the dreadful surrogate pairs of UTF-16.)
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