Re: Anyone know what SOPS is?

From: John Jenkins (
Date: Thu Dec 03 1998 - 12:16:24 EST

>I have a customer in Taiwan, he is using a Unicode mapping for BIG5, he
>claims that a lot of his data is in encoding he calls "SOPS". He claims
>this is related to BIG5, but will give no indication of how. I have
>never heard of this encoding, he will not provide any help like an ISO,
>CNS standards number or IBM CCSID. Has anyone heard of this encoding?,
>and if so do they have a Unicode mapping?, or even a BIG5 mapping so I
>could construct one?

I've never heard of SOPS. There are certainly, however, a large number of
proprietary extensions to the Big 5 out there.

The Unicode Consortium's Big 5 mapping table is available at

John H. Jenkins

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