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character encoding

From User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (2002-12-17) | Glossary for this source

A "character encoding" is a mapping from a character set definition to the actual code units used to represent the data. Refer to the Unicode specification [UNICODE] for more information about character encodings. Refer to "Character Model for the World Wide Web" [CHARMOD] for additional information about characters and character encodings.

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