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Mon Oct 13 15:43:39 GMT 2003 Unicode

Link: The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets (No Excuses!)

Great writeup, highly recommended.

English speaking people tend to ignore all that Unicode stuff more than we should. It's a mixture of laziness and arrogance, sprinkled lightly with a little Confusion sauce. That article may lighten the sauce component just a bit.

I am, of course, guilty of this myself. There have been nagging voices in my head telling me that I really need to shape up and at least do the minimums as that Unicode article suggests, but laziness and arrogance have kept me away..


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