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Unicode

November 17, 2021

Schlafender Hase Team

Understanding Unicode for Proofreaders

Unicode is a computer and software industry standard for handling text. While it is possible to geek-out on the technical aspects of Unicode (and if you’re so inclined you can check out the Wikipedia page on Unicode and the Unicode Consortium website), in this article we’re going to focus more on understanding the fundamentals, and discuss why this basic knowledge is critical for anyone who is part of a document creation / editing / review / correction workflow in a highly regulated industry.