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Re: Proposed revision of Shift_JIS and Windows-31J

From: MURATA Makoto <murata@apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 1998 12:09:56 +0900
To: ietf-charsets@iana.org
Message-id: <199810300309.AA02560@murata.apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
MURATA Makoto wrote:
> Ken (Kenzaburo Tamaru) of Microsoft and I have reached a consensus.  
> Here is the revised proposal, which is very close to my 
> original proposal ("Clarification of existing charsets", 
> Sep. 7).

More than two weeks have passed since I submitted this revision proposal  (Oct 12).  
There was one comment from Chris, and I revised the revision proposal accordingly.
Have we reached a consensus?



Name: Shift_JIS  (preferred MIME name)
MIBenum: 17
Source: This charset is an extension of csHalfWidthKatakana by 
	adding graphic characters in JIS X 0208.  The CCS's are
	JIS X0201:1997 and JIS X0208:1997.  The
	complete definition is shown in Appendix 1 of JIS
        This charset can be used for the top-level media type "text".
Alias: MS_Kanji 
Alias: csShiftJIS

Name: Windows-31J
MIBenum: 2024
Source: Windows Japanese.  A further extension of Shift_JIS 
        to include NEC special characters (Row 13),
	NEC selection of IBM extensions (Rows 89 to 92), and IBM
	extensions (Rows 115 to 119).  The CCS's are
	JIS X0201:1997, JIS X0208:1997, and these extensions.
        This charset can be used for the top-level media type "text", 
	but it is of limited or specialized use (see RFC2278).
        PCL Symbol Set id: 19K
Alias: csWindows31J

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