Where can I find information on UTF and conversions from one character set to another?

Joe Sam Shirah

UTF stands for a Unicode Transformation Format, which "is an algorithmic mapping from every Unicode scalar value to a unique byte sequence." UTF-8 is probably the most common transformation. For information, see:

For some general tutorials and information on encoding, see: There are also a number of FAQ questions that deal with encoding. See: Searching for ( or scanning the printable version ) for "UTF" and "encoding" will produce even more questions.