PHP and Multibyte

ever messed around with umlauts or other non [a-z] letters? it's quite horrible. for the german speaking region there are mainly two encoding types: iso8859-1 and utf-8. the former encodes each letter with one byte by extending old 7-bit ascii with 127 more letters, amongst others also umlauts. utf-8 includes up to 32,640 more letters […]

returned to vienna

i'm back in vienna once again.. spent some time at berlin. went to 2 concerts (gustav and monta) but also worked on bandnews. now there are magazines integrated with bandnews, too. starting with 3 german ones (, and we will integrate even more mags step by step. furthermore some major bugs with news […]