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NAME

gb2312 - "GB2312 encoding method for Chinese text"

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Synopsis
Description
See Also
Standards

SYNOPSIS

ENCODING "GB2312"

DESCRIPTION

The GB2312 encoding implements GB 2312-1980, a PRC national standard for the encoding of simplified Chinese characters.

Multibyte characters in the GB2312 encoding can be one byte or two bytes long. GB 11383-1981(ASCII) characters are represented by single bytes in the range 0x00 to 0x7F. Simplified Chinese characters are represented by two bytes, both in the range 0xA1-0xFE.

SEE ALSO

euc(5), gb18030(5), gbk(5)

STANDARDS


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