Re: Why does iconv choose Private Use Area? (big5->katakana)
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com writes:
> OK. Should I report a bug against iconv, that -f big5 should be at least
> mapping to the same place as -f big5-hkscs or instead it should raise an
> error about invalid input?
> I don't know why that second katakana area in needed in Unicode Private
> Use Area.
I'm not sure. /etc/usr/share/i18n/charmaps/BIG5.gz has this
% Begin of Eten extended charset. Mapping to "Private Use" segment.
% (Thanks to Aprhic Tech. CO., LTD.)
<UF6B1> /xc6/xa1 <Private Use>
So, it seems that the mapping to PUA is intentional.