[thelist] UTF-8 vs ISO-8859-1

Duncan O'Neill dbaxo at ihug.co.nz
Fri Oct 4 04:30:01 CDT 2002

Tony Crockford wrote:
> Hi
> can anyone point me to a resource that explains in laymens terms the
> difference between the two character sets?
> can anyone explain simply how it works and why it is important (apart
> from getting past the validator)


no, I can't explain it, but just stumbled across
this URL in general surfing. I haven't read it,
but it looks promising, and, if it counts for
anything, it's linked from Dive Into Mark.


Duncan O'Neill
The Urban Legend magazine

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