Re: Kanji and other non-Western numerals

From: Tom Emerson (
Date: Fri Jan 20 2006 - 00:04:23 CST

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    Kit Peters writes:
    > As I mentioned in an earlier post, I am investigating the parsing of
    > non-Western numerals. An example of non-Western numerals would certainly be
    > kanji, but in looking through the 4.0 UnicodeData.txt, I see no entries for
    > the kanji (Juu, Roku, Hachi, Hyaku). Why is this?

    The Unified Ideographs are documented in Unihan.txt, not UnicodeData.txt.

    Ideographs with numeric uses will have kPrimaryNumeric,
    kAccountingNumeric, or kOtherNumeric values.


    Tom Emerson                                          Basis Technology Corp.
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