Subject: Re: Japanese documents needed for testing
To: None <>
From: Masao Uebayashi <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/09/2001 13:25:37
> Thanks for your quick reply. :)

It's because we live in near places. ;)

> is Jcode part of the standard Perl distribution? Or, can it be found
> in the package collection?

pkgsrc/japanese/p5-jcode is that.

> I've been a little confused about what exactly JIS is. Is ISO-2022-JP 
> current JIS? Is Unicode not? In Korea, we have two standards (KS), one is 
> based on EUC and the other on Unicode (in fact, there's another standard
> but nobody is using it nowadays).

According to Ken Lunde's "CJKV Information Processing", ISO-2022-JP is
a subset of JIS encoding.

Answering further details may not be my business...