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Unicode resources

As a footnote to Joel's essay, the following are some resources I've found entertaining and/or useful while struggling to understand Unicode:

UTF-8 and Unicode FAQ for Unix/Linux (but also useful for Windows programmers)
http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/unicode.html

Rob Pike's UTF-8 history
http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/ucs/utf-8-history.txt

A paper by Rob Pike and Ken Thompson on the introduction of UTF-8 under Plan9
http://plan9.bell-labs.com/sys/doc/utf.pdf

Does anyone have any other recommendations?

as
Sunday, October 12, 2003

Jon Skeet's page, with a focus on .NET:
http://www.yoda.arachsys.com/csharp/unicode.html

Chris Nahr
Monday, October 13, 2003

This one proved useful (free)

http://www.unipad.org/main/

It's a Unicode editor, it saved the day once or twice...

Philippe Back
Monday, October 13, 2003

and on the advertising unicode text editors front, mention must be made too of my favourite: jedit.

http://www.jedit.org

Supports loads of encoding schemes, and can easily translate between them.

i like i
Monday, October 13, 2003

There's also the fantastically useful free BabelMap, http://uk.geocities.com/BabelStone1357/Software/BabelMap.html

Phil Rodgers
Monday, October 13, 2003

Oracle9i Database Globalization Support Guide

http://www.csis.gvsu.edu/GeneralInfo/Oracle/server.920/a96529.pdf

19th floor
Monday, October 13, 2003

Another vote for BabelMap.

Ankur
Monday, October 13, 2003

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