Let's clarify some terminologies..
Hangul is a Korean writing system invented in the middle of the 15th
century by King Sejong and a committee of scholars assembled by the King.
The language of the Koreans, written in Hangul, the Korean alphabet,
possibly in the Altaic family.
3. KS C
Korean Standards, Category C
Category of Korean Standards
A : Basic Standards & Miscellaneous
B : Mechnical Engineering
C : Electrical & Electronic Engineering
D : Metals
E : Mining
F : Civil Engineering & Architecture
G : Household Goods & Office Supplies
H : Food Products
K : Textiles
L : Ceramics
M : Chemical Emgineering
P : Medical Equipments
R : Transportation Machinery
V : Shipbuilding
W : Aircraft & Aviation
X : Extension of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
4. KS X 1001 (aka KS C 5601)
Code for Information Interchange (Hangul & Hanja) - National Standard
of Hangul and Ideographic characters (Kanji) coded set. It follows ISO-2022
extension (DBCS) rules.
5. KS X 1005 (aka KS C 5700)
Information technology - Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character
Set(UCS). - This standard specifies the Universal Multiple-Octet Coded
Character Set(UCS). The UCS is a coding system different from that
specified in ISO-2022. And this standard synchronized with ISO/IEC 10646-2.
6. GB and BIG5
GB and BIG5 are a coded character sets for China and Taiwan. It follows
ISO-2022 extension (DBCS) rules.
Dae Hyuk Ahn.
> From: Lucas, Gerald[SMTP:GLUCAS@DOUBLECLICK.NET]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 1999 5:22:57 AM
> To: Unicode List
> Subject: Hangul versus KSC
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Does anyone know what the difference is, if any between Hangul and KSC for
Korean. The more general question is whether font type (i.e. GB or Big 5
for Mandarin) is synonymous with a Unicode script? If not, then what the
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