Last updated at 10:31 pm UTC on 18 December 2015
- Unicode Transformation Format 8-bit is a variable-width encoding
- It can represent every character in the Unicode character set.
- It was designed for backward compatibility with ASCII and to avoid the complications of endianness and byte order marks in UTF-16 and UTF-32.
- Squeak and Pharo use UTF-32 internally and UTF-8 is the default format when reading and writing files.
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