Multilingual Support - Concepts and Terminology
Last updated at 2:34 pm UTC on 10 December 2015
The Unicode Standard
Universal Character Set (UCS) standard
UTF-8 provides for safe transmission in 8-bit environments, such as the Internet. An 8-bit ASCII character and its UTF-8 encoded value are identical.
Linux Unicode programming
IBM Developer Works Glossary: http://www-4.ibm.com/software/developer/library/glossaries/unicode.html