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eucjp (7)

Name

eucJP, eucjp - map between Japanese EUC and character set

Description

In SunOS and JFP, Japanese EUC (Extended UNIX code) is used as character code system expressing multi-byte languages including Japanese character in the "ja" locale. This manual page shows map between Japanese EUC and character set.

The following is a map table for Japanese EUC and character set (SS2 stands for 0x8e, and SS3 stands for 0x8f ).

Table 4  Japanese EUC and Character Set
Japanese EUC
character set
0x00 – 0x19
JIS X 0201–1976 function character set
0x20
JIS X 0201–1976 space character
0x21 – 0x7e
JIS X 0201–1976 figure character set for roman character
0x7f
JIS X 0201–1976 erase character
0x80 – 0x9f
ISO 6429 C1 control character (except for 0x8e, 0x8f)
SS2 0xa1 – 0xdf
JIS X 0201–1976 figure character set for katakana
(except for an area of undefined character E/0 – F/14)
SS3 0xa1a1 – 0xa1fe
JIS X 0212–1990 (1 ku 1 ten – 1 ku 94 ten)
SS3 0xa2a1 – 0xa2fe
JIS X 0212–1990 (2 ku 1 ten – 2 ku 94 ten)
:
:
:
:
SS3 0xf3a1 – 0xf3fe
JIS X 0212–1990 (83 ku 1 ten – 83 ku 94 ten)
SS3 0xf4a1 – 0xf4fe
JIS X 0212–1990 (84 ku 1 ten – 84 ku 94 ten)
0xa1a1 – 0xa1fe
JIS X 0208–1990 (1 ku 1 ten – 1 ku 94 ten)
0xa2a1 – 0xa2fe
JIS X 0208–1990 (2 ku 1 ten – 2 ku 94 ten)
:
:
:
:
0xf3a1 – 0xf3fe
JIS X 0208–1990 (83 ku 1 ten – 83 ku 94 ten)
0xf4a1 – 0xf4fe
JIS X 0208–1990 (84 ku 1 ten – 84 ku 94 ten)

Each character set corresponds with Japanese EUC code set numbers as follows.

Table 5  Japanese EUC Code Set Numbers
Character set (coding character set)
Japanese EUC extended code set no.
JIS X 0201 figure character set for roman character
0
JIS X 0208–1990
1
JIS X 0201 figure character set for katakana
2
JIS X 0212–1990
3

Notes

In Japanese EUC area below has special meaning.

Table 6  Japanese EUC Character Set
Japanese EUC
Area of character set
Meaning
SS3 0xf3a1 – 0xf4fe
JIS X 0212–1990 83 ku – 84 ku
Vender Defined Character
(IBM extension character not included in JIS X 0212–1990)
SS3 0xf5a1 – 0xfefe
User Defined Character
11 ku – 20 ku
0xada1 – 0xadfe
JIS X 0208–1990 13 ku
Vender Defined Character
(special symbols)
0xf5a1 – 0xfefe
User Defined Character
1 ku – 10 ku

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
system/locale/extra

See Also

PCK(7)