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Add internet option to PC IME

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013928D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19
Document File: 2 page(s) / 41K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The Japanese text in the PC is made of the following character sets:

This text was extracted from a PDF file.
This is the abbreviated version, containing approximately 61% of the total text.

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Add internet option to PC IME

The Japanese text in the PC is made of the following character sets:

SBCS ASCII Character Set DBCS JIS Level 1 Kanji Set DBCS JIS Level 2 Kanji Set DBCS IBM Selected Character Set

The Japanese text in Internet is made of the following character sets: SBCS ASCII Character Set
DBCS JIS Level 1 Kanji Set
DBCS JIS Level 2 Kanji Set

   The Japanese text in Internet does not have DBCS IBM Selected Character Set. If the text in the PC with DBCS IBM Selected Character Set is sent to Internet, the receivers cannot read some of the text. In the worst case, they cannot read full of the text because some gateways converts the text with DBCS IBM Selected Character Set into the format almost all of the receivers cannot read. IBM Selected Character Set includes very usual characters and many text in the PC include them.

   The character code encoding of PC is Shift JIS. That of Internet is ISO 2022 JP. ISO 2022 JP cannot keep the IBM Selected Character's code. So there is no good way to convert the text in the PC with DBCS IBM Selected Character Set into the text in the Internet.

   These mean that people cannot read some or full of the text that is prepared on the PC with IBM Selected characters and they receive from Internet.

   If the original text in the PC does not have IBM Selected Character, we can avoid these unexpected situation. When PC users input DBCS characters, they must use PC OS's IME (Input Method Editor) function. If the IME does not show IBM S...