Date: Fri Oct 26 2007 - 11:52:00 CDT
On Fri, 26 Oct 2007 10:05:27 -0600
"John H. Jenkins" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On Oct 26, 2007, at 9:17 AM, David Starner wrote:
>> Are there a significant number of Han ideographs in Extension A that
>> would rarely see print today even in scholarly editions of old works?
Excuse me, if you know any good reference about the "popularity"
of CJK Unified Ideographs Extension A in PRC, Taiwan and Korea,
please let me know.
There are 3 Japanese sources of CJK Unified Ideographs Extension
A, JIS X 0213:2000, JIS X 0213:2004, and "Unified Japanese IT
Vendors Contemporary Ideographs, 1993". JIS X 0213 had collected
the ideographs used in personal names & toponyms which cannot
be unified with unification rule (quite similar to ISO/IEC 10646
Annex S). So, I think they are not "rarely see print today even
in scholarly editions of old works".
# I don't have the last one (how can I do obtain it?), but I
# guess it was something like a glyphic variant collections for
# commertial printings that JIS X 0208 or 0213 unification rule
# disallowed to allocate separate character code in JIS.
But I don't know about the background of PRC/Taiwanese/Korean
sources. If you know, please let me know.
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