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character encoding

n.
Any of various encoding schemes, such as ASCII or Unicode, in which letters and other characters are each assigned a unique number for storage and transmission on computers. Also called character map, character set, charset.
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By being 5-bits, it became the first fixed-width character encoding and arguably the first time the world translated written language into binary for electric storage and transportation.
By adding new dwell times for character encoding, the number of total characters that can be written can be increased.
Current version added support for Vietnamese character encoding when exporting to MS Project .xml file and .xls file formats.
From our research, it seems like there has been character encoding issue specifically on the n character and was hastily corrected by someone from the COMELEC/Smartmatic group.
The OpenType Format is based on Unicode, an international multi-byte character encoding that can include multiple language character sets in one font.
In order to display this character, the Richard Brome Online texts rely on Unicode standard character encoding. Reliance on Unicode is not an issue in and of itself, since UTF-8 (the 8-bit Unicode Transformation Format schema) is the default character encoding for XML (and by extension TEI-XML), the markup language used to encode the Richard Brome Online texts.
Essays on methodologies consider issues related to electronic scholarly editions, writing machines, and character encoding. The book concludes with a 20-page annotated overview of selected electronic resources.
It was taken over somewhat hastily from the earlier SGML-based advice on character encoding, and much of what it recommends cannot be applied in the XML environment in which many established projects and all new ones work.
This reference outlines the requirements for conforming to the Unicode character encoding standard, and provides guidelines for implementers and character code charts and names.