[Pkg-fonts-devel] Co-maintain fonts-cns11643
Shih-Yuan Lee (FourDollars)
fourdollars at gmail.com
Wed Dec 31 08:15:28 UTC 2014
I have pushed the package into
Please help to review it.
On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 11:20 PM, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
> Quoting Jonas Smedegaard (2014-12-24 16:09:07)
> > Quoting Paul Wise (2014-12-24 15:11:51)
> >> On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 4:07 PM, Shih-Yuan Lee (FourDollars) wrote:
> >>> I am the maintainer of
> >>> https://packages.qa.debian.org/f/fonts-cns11643.html. CNS11643 is
> >>> the national encoding standard in Taiwan  from
> >>> http://data.gov.tw/node/5961.
> >> It is interesting they don't use Unicode as the standard encoding, is
> >> there a story behind that decision?
> > An english page at the official CNS11643 site has some historic info:
> > <http://www.cns11643.gov.tw/AIDB/intro_en.do>.
> > Seems to me that it predates (at least the the time of success for)
> > Unicode, and is maintained for legacy reasons: Above site mentions
> > that "Unicode and CNS codes can be fully cross-referenced".
> Seems that only 7 of the 107154 characters in CNS11643 are not covered
> in Unicode: <http://www.cns11643.gov.tw/AIDB/statistics_en.do> (page
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