Re: GB18030 and super font

From: Mark E. Shoulson (
Date: Thu Apr 22 2004 - 09:07:32 EDT

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    Raymond Mercier wrote:

    >I am intrigued by GB18030 encoding. There is a table of equivalences in
    >No doubt Unihan will at some stage include these 2 & 4 byte values.
    >I enquired about the 'super font' created by a Beijing foundry,
    >, and am fairly astonished
    >at the prices, as you see from the attached.

    Something has to be wrong, since the website has a press release
    discussing how their Super Font is bundled with Microsoft Office XP, and
    even Microsoft's prices haven't gotten that high!

    >----- Original Message -----
    >From: "GaoZhiQing (高志青)" <>
    >To: <>
    >Sent: Thursday, April 22, 2004 12:09 PM
    >Subject: re:GB18030 super font
    >Hello Mercier,
    >The price of our GB18030 font:
    >20,000US$/1 font per year license.
    >80,000US$/perpetual license.
    >The price of our GB2312 bitmap font:
    >15,000US$/4 years license.(ONE SIZE)
    >(We provide China standard bitmap fonts,the price and term has constitute by
    >Chinses government.You company must agreement with chinese government.We can
    >act at an agent.)
    Maybe they're using , as the decimal separator and giving three digits
    after instead of two for some reason? I know, that's reaching.


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