The Unicode Standard, Version 3.0, Volume 1

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Unicode Consortium
Addison-Wesley, 2000 - Computers - 1040 pages
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*Characters for all the languages of the world *The standard for the new millennium *Required for XML and the Internet *The basis for modern software standards and products *The official way to implement ISO/IEC 10646 *The key to global interoperability The Unicode Standard, Version 3.0 The authoritative, technical guide to the creation of software for worldwide use. Detailed specifications for Unicode: *Structure, conformance, encoding forms, character properties, semantics, equivalence, combining characters, logical ordering, conversion, allocation, big/little endian usage, Korean syllable formation, control characters, case mappings, numeric values, mathematical properties, writing directions (Arabic, Japanese, English, and so on), character shaping (Arabic, Devanagari, Tamil, and so on) Expanded implementation guidelines by experts in global software design: *Normalization, sorting and searching, case mapping, compression, language tagging, boundaries (characters, word, lines, and sentences), rendering of non-spacing marks, transcoding to other character sets, handling unknown characters, surrogate pairs, numbers, editing and selection, keyboard input, and more Comprehensive ch

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The Unicode Consortium is a non-profit organization founded to develop, extend, and promote the use of the Unicode Standard. The membership of the Consortium represents a broad spectrum of corporations and organizations in the computer and information processing industry. The Unicode Consortium actively cooperates with many of the leading standards development organizations, including ISO/IEC JTC1, W3C, IETF, and ECMA.


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