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From: <bruce.wallman@us.pwcglobal.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 09:01:18 -0400
To: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFE1758C92.78FB8DBE-ON85256B98.0046DA19@nam.pwcinternal.com>

Hello. I need help in reading Korean (and Japanese) characters
arriving at the server via HTTP. The data is in response to text input
fields on an HTML form. I am receiving some characters that in the
HTTP input stream show as things like %2354466;

I have found that the %23 is a # sign and that subtracting 65536 from
the remaining 5 character number and then taking the ChrW of the
result gives me the right ideograph for the many that I have tested.
Is this all there is to it? Are there limits to the algorithm such that the
subtract 65536 algorithm only works for a certain range of these
characters and some other calculation is needed for others?
Is the same process that is working on a Korean machine likely
to work for a Japanese one. I am supplying the browser with
character set Meta tags and go through the same routines when
receiving DBCS languages.

Thanks ahead.


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