Default character encoding for each operating system?

Costello, Roger L. costello at
Thu Sep 15 06:14:58 CDT 2016

Hi Folks,
In a book that I am reading [1] the author mentions "the default character encoding for the operating system." What is the default character encoding of:

-          Windows 10

-          Mac OS

-          Linux

[1] Practical Common Lisp by Peter Seibel, p. 165 (footnote 2).
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