Re: UTF8 vs. Unicode (UTF16) in code

From: John Jenkins (
Date: Mon Mar 12 2001 - 14:23:49 EST

On Sunday, March 11, 2001, at 12:26 PM, Lars Marius Garshol wrote:

> How will the Japanese encode these JIS X 0213 characters? That is,
> what effect, if any, will this have on the legacy Japanese character
> encodings? Are there plans to extend ISO 2022-JP or EUC-JP, or for
> some entirely new Japanse character encodings?

There have been suggestions at making an EUC-JP-like encoding that
covers 0213, but my understanding is that most people aiming to provide
JIS X 0213 support will do so via Unicode. Certainly that's Apple's

John H. Jenkins

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Tue Jul 10 2001 - 17:21:20 EDT