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RE: UTF-8 supporting Japanese characters

From: Suzanne M. Topping <stopping@bizwonk.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 12:40:12 -0500
Message-ID: <427F53DA8F48E9498ADF0F868763F88C0A2124@wonkserver1.bizwonk.com>
To: "souravm" <souravm@infy.com>, <www-international@w3.org>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "souravm" <souravm@infy.com>

> >
> > From some source I came to know that UTF-8 does not support some
> > Japanese charcaters. Just wanted to verify this point. Is it true ?

This is a common criticism of Unicode. For a bit of background on the
perception versus the reality, check out:

http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/unicode/library/u-secret.html

This paper will also be discussed in a session at next week's Unicode
conference in Washington, DC.

Suzanne Topping
BizWonk Inc.
stopping@bizwonk.com
Received on Friday, 25 January 2002 12:40:15 GMT

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