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Re: [old topic] locale name

> See it? If it is true( and it does be true ), we have no any excuse not
> to use zh_CN.GB2312 or zh_CN.Big5.
> And for mainland China, zh_CN.GBK can be alias of zh_CN.GB2312.

check out http://www.isi.edu/in-notes/iana/assignments/character-sets
for the registed charset

Name: GB2312  (preferred MIME name)
MIBenum: 2025
Source: Chinese for People's Republic of China (PRC) mixed one byte,
        two byte set:
          20-7E = one byte ASCII
          A1-FE = two byte PRC Kanji
        See GB 2312-80
        PCL Symbol Set Id: 18C
Alias: csGB2312

Name: Big5  (preferred MIME name)
MIBenum: 2026
Source: Chinese for Taiwan Multi-byte set.
        PCL Symbol Set Id: 18T
Alias: csBig5  

Anyway, we need a de facto standard, just do it :-)

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