Re: A very basic question about Big5/x-Jis/ Unicode....

From: Brendan Murray/DUB/Lotus (
Date: Tue Nov 14 2000 - 07:04:25 EST wrote:
>.. I've bumped into Big5,Jis Shift, x-Jis. Are these synonyms for
> different Chinese and Japanese character sets and for which?

These are common encodings for Traditional Chinese (Big-5), and Japanese
(Shift JIS and JIS). Probably the best source of information on these is
Ken Liunde's book "CJKV Information Processing", published by O'Reilly,
ISBN 1-56592-224-7.

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