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Abbrev. for 8-bit Unicode Transformation Format. A method of encoding Unicode codepoints using one-byte unsigned integers; from one to four such integers are used depending on the codepoint. UTF-8 is the most widely used Unicode encoding scheme and is the default encoding for XML documents.

http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode5.0.0/ch03.pdf Details of UTF-8 encoding from the Unicode (version 5) standard

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