Thursday, June 7, 2012

Difference Between Unicode and UTF-8

Unicode is the standard for computers to display and manipulate text while UTF-8 is one of the many mapping methods for Unicode.

UTF-8 is a mapping method the retains compatibility with the older ASCII.

UTF-8 is the most space efficient mapping method for Unicode compared to other encoding methods.

UTF-8 is the most used Unicode standard for the web.

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