Re: CNS 11643-1986 vs. CNS 11643-1992

From: James Kass (
Date: Tue Aug 29 2000 - 17:44:27 EDT

Kenneth Whistler wrote:

> At this point, for those who insist on full CNS 11643-1992 coverage,
> the best course is probably to wait for the imminent approval of
> 10646-2 (which will be incorporated into Unicode 3.1). That includes
> Vertical Extension B, with approximately 42,778 more unified Han
> characters (incorporating the rest of CNS 11643-1992), along with
> 527 more compatibility Han characters to account for the variant
> characters from CNS 11643-1992.

And, if you just can't wait to see these characters,
Ideographic Rapporteur Group has them in PDF.

(Along with a wealth of useful info.)

Look for the link marked "N686" .
(This is a BIG file!)

Approx. 30000 characters from CNS-11643-1992
are included in CJK Extension B.

Best regards,

James Kass.

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