On Wed, 15 May 2019 05:56:54 -0700 Asmus Freytag via Unicode <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 5/15/2019 4:22 AM, Costello, Roger L. via Unicode wrote: > Hello Unicode experts! > > Which is correct: > > (a) The input file contains a string. The string is encoded using > UTF-8. > > (b) The input file contains a string. The string is encoded with > UTF-8. > > (c) The input file contains a string. The string is encoded in UTF-8. > > (d) Something else (what?) > > /Roger > > > I would say I've seen all three uses about equally. > > If you search for each phrase, though, "in" comes up as the most > frequent one. > > That would make the last one, or simply "in UTF-8" (that is, without > the "encoded") good choices for general audiences. Additionally, the latter is about the current form of the string; the others refer to its history, suggesting it might once have been represented in some other way. Richard.