If you've ever done work in non-English languages with Classic ASP (ASP3) and gotten black squares in side of the characters you expected, your checklist should be something like this.
Remember: The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets (No Excuses!)
Classic ASP Internationalization "Don't Lie" Checklist
When all these things line up, things tend to just work. Again, this is old-school stuff, so you likely don't care. Move along, nothing to see here.
Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. I am a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.
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