And at http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/nlsweb/default.asp there is a
table much like the one from Nadine Kano's book, with even more info.
From: Cathy Wissink [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, 19 June 2002 11:09
To: Rick Cameron; email@example.com
Subject: RE: What are the default CJK encodings for Windows?
Actually, the GlobalDev website itself (rather than the book) has a pretty
clear reference to this:
From: Rick Cameron [mailto:Rick.Cameron@crystaldecisions.com]
There's a table at
asp> showing the default code page for each locale. I don't know why
information isn't presented in such a clear manner in the MSDN Library. (Or,
if it is, why it's so hard to find!)
From: Alan Wood [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
I am trying to understand CJK encodings, on which I am definitely not an
If someone using a Japanese version of Windows types some Japanese text in
Notepad (with or without HTML markup) and saves it, what encoding will be
Similarly, what would be the default encoding for Simplified Chinese,
Traditional Chinese and Korean versions of Windows?
I have tried searching the Web with Google, and searching Microsoft's site,
but I cannot find this information. Please can anyone tell me the answer,
or tell me where to look?
Documentation Writer / Web Master
Context Limited (http://www.context.co.uk) mailto:email@example.com
http://www.alanwood.net (Unicode, special characters, pesticide names)
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