CJK Character Sets and Encoding
A list of characters in a specified order.
The encoding of a character set is how its characters are represented
in bits and bytes.
The decoding of a sequence of bytes is turning them into readable
The most popular character sets and encoding forms
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If you try to read a document in the wrong
decoding mode, you will see
gibberish instead of intelligible text. You can change the
decoding mode of your browser by clicking on View : Character Coding,
or View Encoding.
These two bytes
should be displayed as
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