[openbeos] Re: [sort of OT, flame-ish] Re: Re: AW: Re: AW: Locale Kit

  • From: burton666@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: 23 Dec 2003 07:42:02 -0000


>bits. BeOS makes use of an intermediate standard called UTF8 where ASCII 
>characters remain single-byte, while characters not supported by ASCII are
>represented by 3 bytes. This way you remain sort of compatible with ASCII.

Well, actually, non ascii charachters have a variable length (from 2 to 4, 
IIRC). 'à', for example, is 2 bytes long.

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