Looking for an appropriate encoding standard that supports all languages

Thomas Jollans thomas at jollybox.de
Tue Aug 17 22:55:42 CEST 2010

On Tuesday 17 August 2010, it occurred to ata.jaf to exclaim:
> I am developing a little program in Mac with wxPython.
> But I have problems with the characters that are not in ASCII. Like
> some special characters in French or Turkish.
> So I am looking for a way to solve this. Like an encoding standard
> that supports all languages. Or some other way.

Anything that supports all of Unicode will do. Like UTF-8. If your text is 
mostly Latin, then just go for UTF-8, if you use other alphabets extensively, 
you might want to consider UTF-16, which might the use a little less space.

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