Ämne:Re: [dcdev] New Encoding Scheme First
Till:Direct Connect developers
> 6) UTF8 is the encoding of choice for me as well...it should suffice for
> now, although we should keep an eye open for 4-byte unicode support once
> that becomes popular (don't remember if utf8 can encode that or not)
UTF8 supports all kinds of characters (including 2 and 4 byte unicodes) but
use generally less space on western european texts. For asian languages on
the other hand, UTF16 is the better choice considering space/bandwidth.