[Typo3-dev] Japanese Backend
Martin T. Kutschker
Martin.T.Kutschker at blackbox.net
Fri Mar 26 18:33:47 CET 2004
Martin T. Kutschker wrote:
> Kasper Skårhøj wrote:
>> Hm, I probably didn't add it yet. will happen before final launch when I
>> begin to merge languages again.
>> We still need to solve the shift-jis encoding - that has not been
>> implemented yet. Maybe Martin Kutschker will do that for us???
> I had a look a shift-jis (SJIS). It seems it belongs like gb2312 into
> the group of charsets that use ASCII (single 7bit byte) for latin
> characters and a two byte sequence for any other character (at least the
> 8th bit of the first byte is set to distinguish from ASCII).
*cough* but I forgot that shift-jis has the (a number of?) halfwidth
katakana letters in the 8 bit range. So NOT every 8 bit char is a double
> So the conversion should work as-is for shift-jis given we have access
> to a unicode mapping. I have currently done no real conversion test,
As follows from my addition it is clear that shift-jis needs some extra
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