From: "Peck, Jon" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: cp 932 to UTF-8 conversion (for Java)
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 1999 08:38:47 -0800 (PST)
> The Java nativetoascii converter seems not to allow us to
> preserve the half-width katakana characters, mapping them to their
> full-width forms instead of using the characters in the surrogate area.
The native2ascii converter in JDK 1.2 allows to use half-width
katakana characters. It works fine.
But I don't understand why you use characters in surrogate
area. Half-width katakana characters are allocated in halfwidth and
fullwidth form area of Unicode, not surrogate area.
If you use use-defined characters such as "Gaiji", you must make your
Kazuhioro Kazama (email@example.com) NTT Network Innovation Laboratories
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