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[whatwg] Superset encodings [Re: ISO-8859-* and the C1 control range]

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2009 09:40:43 +0200
Message-ID: <op.uu1jl5ck64w2qv@annevk-t60>
Is the implication here that Shift_JIS and Shift-JIS are distinct despite the encoding matching rules in Unicode not allowing for that? If that is the case I think we need new matching rules.

If the implication is something else I'd like to know.


On Thu, 04 Jun 2009 00:19:05 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Apr 2009, ?istein E. Andersen wrote:
>> [...]
>>
>> In addition, Shift_JIS < Windows-31J, and all browsers implement this  
>> mapping,
>> so the following should be added:
>>    Shift_JIS       ->  Windows-31J
>
> Added.


>> [...]
>>
>> Shift-JIS encoding for Japanese
>> ===============================
>>
>> Shift-JIS supports:
>> - ASCII
>> - Katakana
>> - JIS X 0208-1990/1997
>>
>> All browsers furthermore supports NEC symbols as well as IBM extensions  
>> in
>> both NEC and IBM (Shift-JIS) positions.  This is actually Windows-932:
>>
>> Shift-JIS < Windows-932
>>
>> [...]


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