In a prior life on Usenet, I knew a chap called Stuart Langridge, who went by the nick “Aquarius”. Aq had interesting and forthright opinions on pretty much any subject you cared to mention, and could put them forward eloquently and persuasively. To my delight, I’ve discovered that Aq and a compadre (Jono Bacon) now […]
Because the Internet is primarily for distributing pictures of cats (lol- or otherwise), here are Cleo (who sadly died last year) and Henry.
UTF-8 is an encoding for Unicode text with several nice properties: Any Unicode string can be encoded For pure ASCII text (characters under 128), the UTF-8 encoded form is the same as the ASCII form It’s pretty well universally recognised as a text-interchange format on the Internet Random byte streams are unlikely to be misinterpreted […]