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Holmes, WN (2003) The Problem with Unicode. Computer, 36 (6). 116, 114-115. ISSN 0018-9162

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This essay discusses the difficulties facing the encoding of textual data, the problems presented by the widespread adoption of Unicode, and the need for adoption of a coding standard for each writing system that respects its culture and its graphical nature.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Unicode, typography, text encoding, mark up, writing systems, the World Wide Web
Journal or Publication Title: Computer
Page Range: 116, 114-115
ISSN: 0018-9162
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1109/MC.2003.1204385
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Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:20
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