Multibyte Character Sets: A Tutorial

by Volker Weber

After posting a link to Joel's rant about character sets I received some valuable feedback from the Lotus community. One was a presentation by Bob Balaban, which covers the basics of Unicode, but also discusses the history of computer representations of character sets, the evolution of LMBCS and the coding techniques you need to know to make use of the technology.

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