qbig5codec.3qt man page

QBig5Codec — Conversion to and from the Big5 encoding

Synopsis

#include <qbig5codec.h>

Inherits QTextCodec.

Description

The QBig5Codec class provides conversion to and from the Big5 encoding.

QBig5Codec was originally contributed by Ming-Che Chuang <mingche@cobra.ee.ntu.edu.tw> for the Big-5+ encoding, and was included in Qt with the author's permission, and the grateful thanks of the Trolltech team. (Note: Ming-Che's code is QPL'd, as per an mail to info@trolltech.com.)

However, since Big-5+ was never formally approved, and was never used by anyone, the Taiwan Free Software community and the Li18nux Big5 Standard Subgroup agree that the de-facto standard Big5-ETen (zh_TW.Big5 or zh_TW.TW-Big5) be used instead.

QBig5Codec is currently implemented as a pure subset of QBig5hkscsCodec, so more fine-tuning is needed to make it identical to the standard Big5 mapping as determined by Li18nux-Big5. See http://www.autrijus.org/xml/ for the draft Big5 (2002) standard.

James Su <suzhe@turbolinux.com.cn> <suzhe@gnuchina.org> generated the Big5-HKSCS<->Unicode tables with a very space-efficient algorithm. He generously donated his code to glibc in May 2002. Subsequently, James has kindly allowed Anthony Fok <anthony@thizlinux.com> <foka@debian.org> to adapt the code for Qt.

Copyright (C) 2000 Ming-Che Chuang Copyright (C) 2002 James Su, Turbolinux Inc. Copyright (C) 2002 Anthony Fok, ThizLinux Laboratory Ltd.

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See also Internationalization with Qt.

See Also

http://doc.trolltech.com/qbig5codec.html http://www.trolltech.com/faq/tech.html

Author

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Referenced By

QBig5Codec.3qt(3) is an alias of qbig5codec.3qt(3).

2 February 2007 Trolltech AS