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Fwd: Proposed revision of Shift_JIS and Windows-31J

From: MURATA Makoto <murata@apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 1999 16:54:15 +0900
To: ietf-charsets@iana.org
Message-id: <199901110754.AA03175@murata.apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
I have repeatedly proposed to revise the registration of "Shift_JIS" and 
"Windows-31J" since last September.  Could somebody tell me what is the 
current status?

Thanks,

Makoto
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MURATA Makoto wrote:
> 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?
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Makoto
> ---------
> 
> 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
> 	X0208:1997.
>         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
> 
> Makoto
>  
> Fuji Xerox Information Systems
>  
> Tel: +81-44-812-7230   Fax: +81-44-812-7231
> E-mail: murata@apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp
> 
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