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The character encoding for html5 is meta charset utf-8. Then what about meta charset utf-16

3/25/2019 6:14:08 AM

Danyo Joe Crews Kumi Junior

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The HTML5 specification forbids the use of the meta element to declare UTF-16, because the values must be ASCII - compatible.

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because charset 8 will use 1 to 4 bytes per making things more efficient while 16 will use 2 to 4..which means it will never use just 1 byte.