From: Stefan Persson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jan 16 2003 - 14:25:25 EST
>I'm new to 18030 and was hoping that someone could verify this.
>We're implementing a browser-delivered database application and would
>like to support 18030.
>One fairly straightforward way of implementing this
>seems to be to accept 18030 at the browser
>and then transcode to Unicode when the
>data first reaches the server.
>When sending data back to the browser,
>we'd transcode back to 18030.
>OK so far, right?
>Unicode fonts don't support all characters in 18030, correct?
>Let's assume our client makes use of 18030 characters not in unicode fonts.
>What font could we use for a 3rd party reporting tool
>that read data straight from the unicode db, bypassing our transcoding layer?
>Thanks you for your time; I've learned a lot reading through
>the archives of this maillist.
I assume that you mean GB18030, right? Due to a change in Chinese laws,
Apple and Microsoft had to make fonts supporting all those characters
available. You may download those fonts from the companies' respective
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