Re: Multibyte encoding - what should a package provide?
thomas> I'll try to comment on some of the items below...
thanks a lot for the response. i hope it is/was as useful for others as it
was for me.
i would also really like to hear from the people who subscribe to the
point of view mentioned in:
kubota> Please note, Unicode is not popular at all in Asia. I am sure
kubota> there are very very few people using Unicode in Japan. Instead,
kubota> EUC-JP is popular for UNIX and SHIFT-JIS is the OS's coding
kubota> system for Windows/Macintosh in Japan.
why is it not popular? what are the reasons? i keep hearing this, but
i haven't come across an enumeration of those reasons.
any pointers to documents related to this would be much appreciated.
btw, i really appreciate the responses so far -- it's definitely been
an educational experience :-)