RE: whether ASCII for Korean language or not !!!

From: Marco Cimarosti (
Date: Tue Aug 13 2002 - 12:30:41 EDT

Jungshik Shin wrote:
> [...] Besides, South Korea and North Korea agreed to
> devise a new ISO 2002 compliant single byte character set for Korean
> script(Hangul/Chosun-gul/Jeong-eum). (I don't know what it's
> for though since we now have Unicode.)

BTW, I always wondered whether North Korea uses the same standard(s) as
South Korea. In Unihan.txt I see two sets of Korean standards: "KS C ..."
and "PKS C ...". Are these both used in both Koreas?

_ Marco

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