Category: Billets

Some Coded Character Sets Design History

Last march, I had the pleasure to talk about coded character sets history at one seminar of the Gouvernance et régulation d’Internet workgroup of the CIS (Centre internet et société). I’d like to thank...

Unicode properties and regular expressions

In the preceding entries of this series, we have mostly dealt with encoding issues, that is to say how the Unicode Standard attempts to solve the encoding problem and problems caused by characters encoding....

The Unicode

I’ve started a series on the Unicode standard. At first, I just was just planning to make a couple of entries on using Unicode properties with regular expressions but I got a little carried...

UTF : Unicode Transformation Formats

In a previous post, we covered the Unicode Standard character set internal organization. It’s now time to get real and see how Unicode is actually used by taking a look at encodings. The Unicode...

The Unicode Standard

This is a follow-up of a previous post on Unicode. Here, we will cover the Unicode Standard internal organization and introduce important features like planes, blocks and Unicode properties. Along the way, we’ll also...

Character Encodings and the Unicode

As shown in a previous post, processing character data may hold a fair share of unpleasant surprises. Again, what you see is not necessarily what you get and a working knowledge of how character...

Numa

NUMA est un carnet sur le traitement de données en sciences sociales. Il vise à aborder le traitement sous différents aspects comme la collecte, le stockage, l’analyse ou encore la programmation ainsi que la...

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