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Re: GB 18030 Information Required

From: Markus Scherer <markus.scherer@jtcsv.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2003 08:25:49 -0800
To: vinay.aggarwal@rebus.co.in, charsets <ietf-charsets@iana.org>
Message-id: <3E63820D.6090905@jtcsv.com>

vinay.aggarwal@rebus.co.in wrote:
> Could you please let me know if following  supports the GB18030?
> - Any web based application 
> - Browser (Internet Explorer/ Netsacpe) based application

Yes and no. Generally, web-based applications and browsers and related protocols do support GB 18030 
and Unicode and various other charsets.

Specifically, you need to read about
- charsets, e.g., http://oss.software.ibm.com/icu/docs/papers/codepages_and_unicode.html
- GB 18030, e.g., http://oss.software.ibm.com/icu/docs/papers/gb18030.html
- Unicode, e.g., http://www.unicode.org/standard/WhatIsUnicode.html

and about the particular applications (and versions of them) that you intend to use.

Received on Monday, 3 March 2003 11:26:41 UTC

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