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by winstongel
Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: UnrealIRCd 4 modules (third party)
Topic: support encoding UTF-8 in UnrealIRCD 4.x
Replies: 3
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Re: support encoding UTF-8 in UnrealIRCD 4.x

Most software is not designed to handle 16 bit or 32 bit characters, yet to create a universal character set more than 8 bits was required. Therefore, a special format called UTF-8 was developed to encode these potentially international characters in a format more easily handled by existing programs...