From: John H. Jenkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jan 26 2007 - 22:47:30 CST
On Jan 25, 2007, at 6:51 PM, Arne Götje (高盛華) wrote:
> Further more I'd like to notice, that Hong Kong has released the HKSCS
> standard, which contains more than 4000 additional characters compared
> to Big5. Some of these characters are in Extension A and B of Unicode.
> The HKSCS standard contains characters for Cantonese as used in Hong
> Kong and additional characters used by the government.
> Both, Hong Kong and Macao have members in the IRG, who contribute
> locally used characters.
The weakness of HK SCS is that the government did not do active
research; they solicited input, and there are several hundred
Cantonese-specific characters that didn't get in because nobody asked
At the same time, the current support (with Extension C) for Cantonese
is very good and once Extension D is done it should be reasonably
John H. Jenkins
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