## 13.5 Encoding

The Encoding Property is defined by this specification and used for Variables, independent of the VariableType. The BrowseName is “Encoding” and the DataType an EncodingEnum (see 12.4.1).

When the IODD CharacterEncodingT is mapped to the Property, the UA-ASCII value shall be mapped to ASCII_0 and the UTF-8 value to UTF8_1.