Re: Anyone know what SOPS is?

From: Doug Schiffer (
Date: Thu Dec 03 1998 - 13:36:31 EST

John Jenkins wrote:
> >
> >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.

Oracle lists support for this character set, on their Oracle 8 support

It mentions that it's a 32 bit character set. Hmmmmmm....

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