Google Maps: Officially Unicode Friendly


I've been playing around with adding markers to Google Maps and I can report that so far it appears to be pretty Unicode friendly. At least I was able to input phonetic characters and I've seen multiple character sets in use for different maps.

I wish all apps were this easy...

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