This is very helpful. Thank you very much.
I am surprised though, as I thought there was a JIS 0212 that superceded
0208. I therefore would expect no further work on 208.
What is the relation between the two?
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> The revision aims mainly the clarification of the current standard JIS
> X0208-1990 on the following points :
> 1. encoding scheme
> 2. usage of unassigned code points (is prohibited)
> 3. duplicate encodings when used together with 1-byted coded character sets
> 4. source materials of Kanji characters (eg. place names)
> 5. variants and glyphs of Kanji characters
> 6. SHIFT-encoding (or so-called SHIFT-JIS encoding) [new]
> 7. comformance
> The draft standard does NOT propose any addtion, deletion or replacement of
> the existing code points. The standard shall be printed with the same font
> as the current JIS X0208-1990.
> Masayuki TOYOSHIMA / editor of the draft standard JIS X0208
> Dept. of Japanese linguistics, Faculty of Letters,
> Hokkaido university, Sapporo 060 Japan, FAX +81-11-612-7754 (24h)
> mtoyo@Lit.hokudai.ac.jp, MHA00720@niftyserve.or.jp (AUP-free)
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