Unicode 5.0: The Book

According to the press release, Unicode 5.0 is now in print and “available at booksellers everywhere.” According to Amazon the book is still in pre-order stage. And I’m curious to know if Amazon is serious about the free shipping option …

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Unicode Turns 5.0 Today

There was some mighty big news made today — mighty big if you’re a globalization geek — the fifth iteration of Unicode was officially launched. Says the press release: “The Unicode Consortium announces the release of a significant update of …

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Unicode In A NutShell

Here is a great article about Unicode and how it affects Web developers and programmers. Here’s an excerpt: The Single Most Important Fact About Encodings If you completely forget everything I just explained, please remember one extremely important fact. It …

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HTML and Unicode

Another useful Web globalization Q&A has been added to the W3C site. It has to do with the issue of character sets and encodings. I can’t even begin to describe how confusing this issue can be to Web developers as …

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