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Updated article: Character encodings for beginners

This article was updated to emphasize that UTF-8 should be the default character encoding on the Web. In addition, editorial changes were made to improve the readability of the article and bring it in line with more recent templates.

Translators are requested to update their translations appropriately.

Categories: Update

New translation into Swedish

This article was translated into Swedish thanks to Olle Olsson.

New translations into Russian and Ukrainian

Ukrainian: Кодування символів для початківців (Character encodings for beginners)

Russian: Кодировка символов для начинающих (Character encodings for beginners)

These articles were translated thanks to Alexandr Shlapak.

New translations into German

The translations of the following articles were also updated.

These articles were translated into German thanks to Gunnar Bittersmann.

Updated article: Character encodings for beginners

A short section was added to this article to lead readers to additional information. This and other changes are described below. View the article.

German, Spanish, Hungarian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese and Romanian translators should consider updating it.

Description of changes:

  • a ‘By the way’ section was added, to point the reader to concepts described in the article Character encodings: Essential concepts. These explanations take the reader a step further in understanding character encodings.
  • various small edits throughout to accommodate the latest template and style guidelines
  • substantial changes to the Further Reading section
Categories: Update, w3cWebDesign

New translations into Romanian

These articles were translated into Romanian thanks to Claudiu Apetrei.

More new translations into Spanish

Thanks to the Spanish Translation Team, Spanish Translation US, the following articles have been translated into Spanish.

New translation into Hungarian

Thanks to Dénes Kohn, Metaphraser – Translation Company, the following article has been translated into Hungarian.

New translation: Kodowanie znaków dla początkujących

Thanks to M. Kadubiec the FAQ-based article “Character encodings for beginners” has now been translated into Polish (language negotiated).

Categories: Translation needed

New translation: Zeichencodierung für Anfänger

Thanks to Gunnar Bittersmann the FAQ-based article “Character encodings for beginners” has now been translated into German (language negotiated).

Categories: Translation needed

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