Unicode Support in the Solaris Operating Environment

3.4 Asian Unicode Locales

The Solaris 8 operating environment also supports four Unicode locales with the same scope as en_US.UTF-8 and the European Unicode locales, with the necessary language and cultural modifications:

Each Asian Unicode locale is tailored to the Asian customer's needs. For example, the Japanese Unicode locale supports additional characters from JIS X0212-1990 at the presentation layer. All existing native Asian input methods and systems are also transparently supported.