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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 multibyte 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 5  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 6  Japanese EUC Code Set Numbers
Character set (coding character set)
Japanese EUC extended code set #
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 7  Japanese EUC Character Set
Japanese EUC
Area of character set
Meaning
SS3 0xf3a1 – 0xf4fe
JIS X 0212–1990 83 ku – 84 ku
Vendor 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
Vendor 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)