Re: HKSCS supplementary examples

From: vunzndi@vfemail.net
Date: Tue Dec 02 2008 - 07:32:13 CST


In Guangxi China, the language spoken is Zhuang -

http://rauz.net/bbs/dispbbs_13_45783_25200_skin0.html

in this road sign for the character for the the first syllable of
Napai in Debao county, pronounced "na" is written using a character
from Extension C which is approved and will come on line with in the
next update of unicode, this character will be U+2AF56.

U+2AF56 means a paddy field in Zhuang.

Those less informed written the place name 哪排 .

Regards

John Knightley

Quoting "John H. Jenkins" <jenkins@apple.com>:

> <http://tinyurl.com/6mlspy> is a nice example of a Cantonese one
>
> <http://tinyurl.com/6yw4sw> is the name of a province in Vietnam
> written in hanzi (and *not*, BTW, from HK SCS).
>
> Over three hundred characters from the SIP are to be found in the
> various East Asian WikipediŠ: 293 in the main Chinese one,
> twenty-five in the Cantonese one, eleven in the Japanese one, and
> six in the Korean one. I could probably continue to cull them to
> find one that's more convincing than these two.
>
> On Nov 30, 2008, at 11:37 PM, tex wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi Mark,
>>
>> I will take any examples I can use as examples of must-have
>> characters to justify to business people that the work to support
>> supplementary characters is needed.
>>
>> I think pointing to names of locations on a map is a good, visual,
>> justification.
>>
>> JIS examples will also work.
>>
>> I just need to make the connection between the characters and the
>> need, that is understandable and is an obvious requirement.
>>
>> Do you have a couple examples?
>> thanks
>> tex
>>
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>> =====================
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>> Do you want only HKSCS supplementaries, or also JIS supplementaries?
>>
>> Mark
>>
>>
>> ======================
>> Hi,
>>
>> My understanding is that some of the HKSCS characters in the
>> supplementary plane are needed for addresses (street names) or
>> certain individual names in HK.
>>
>> Can someone identify for me some street names, or for that matter
>> any addresses or a current or past historic figures that make use
>> of characters from the supplementary plane?
>>
>> In motivating (business) people to support 4-byte utf-8 or full
>> utf-16, it would be helpful to have some concrete (business)
>> examples to point to.
>>
>> It would be great to point at a map and show some locations that
>> use/require supplementary characters...
>> Tex
>>
>>
>>
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>>
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> =====
> John H. Jenkins
> jenkins@apple.com
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