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The Unicode standard

Author: Julie D Allen; Unicode Consortium.; et al
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ ; Montreal : Addison-Wesley, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Version 5.0View all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julie D Allen; Unicode Consortium.; et al
ISBN: 0321480910 9780321480910
OCLC Number: 145867322
Notes: Cédérom en pochette.
Description: 1, 1417 p. : ill. + 1 cédérom (12 cm.)
Contents: List of Figures xxiiiList of Tables xxviiForeword by Mark Davis xxxiPreface xxxiiiAcknowledgments xxxix Chapter 1 Introduction 1 1.1 Coverage 2 1.2 Design Goals 4 1.3 Text Handling 5 Chapter 2 General Structure 9 2.1 Architectural Context 9 2.2 Unicode Design Principles 13 2.3 Compatibility Characters 23 2.4 Code Points and Characters 25 2.5 Encoding Forms 28 2.6 Encoding Schemes 35 2.7 Unicode Strings 37 2.8 Unicode Allocation 38 2.9 Details of Allocation 41 2.10 Writing Direction 46 2.11 Combining Characters 48 2.12 Equivalent Sequences and Normalization 54 2.13 Special Characters and Noncharacters 57 2.14 Conforming to the Unicode Standard 59 Chapter 3 Conformance 65 3.1 Versions of the Unicode Standard 65 3.2 Conformance Requirements 70 3.3 Semantics 76 3.4 Characters and Encoding 78 3.5 Properties 81 3.6 Combination 91 3.7 Decomposition 95 3.8 Surrogates 97 3.9 Unicode Encoding Forms 98 3.10 Unicode Encoding Schemes 105 3.11 Canonical Ordering Behavior 109 3.12 Conjoining Jamo Behavior 117 3.13 Default Case Algorithms 123 Chapter 4 Character Properties 129 4.1 Unicode Character Database 130 4.2 Case--Normative 132 4.3 Combining Classes--Normative 133 4.4 Directionality--Normative 138 4.5 General Category--Normative 138 4.6 Numeric Value--Normative 139 4.7 Bidi Mirrored--Normative 141 4.8 Name--Normative 142 4.9 Unicode 1.0 Names 144 4.10 Letters, Alphabetic, and Ideographic 144 4.11 Properties Related to Text Boundaries 145 4.12 Characters with Unusual Properties 145 Chapter 5 Implementation Guidelines 151 5.1 Transcoding to Other Standards 151 5.2 Programming Languages and Data Types 153 5.3 Unknown and Missing Characters 155 5.4 Handling Surrogate Pairs in UTF-16 157 5.5 Handling Numbers 158 5.6 Normalization 160 5.7 Compression 161 5.8 Newline Guidelines 161 5.9 Regular Expressions 166 5.10 Language Information in Plain Text 166 5.11 Editing and Selection 167 5.12 Strategies for Handling Nonspacing Marks 169 5.13 Rendering Nonspacing Marks 172 5.14 Locating Text Element Boundaries 178 5.15 Identifiers 179 5.16 Sorting and Searching 179 5.17 Binary Order 181 5.18 Case Mappings 184 5.19 Unicode Security 190 5.20 Default Ignorable Code Points 192 Chapter 6 Writing Systems and Punctuation 197 6.1 Writing Systems 198 6.2 General Punctuation 202 Chapter 7 European Alphabetic Scripts 225 7.1 Latin 226 7.2 Greek 237 7.3 Coptic 243 7.4 Cyrillic 245 7.5 Glagolitic 246 7.6 Armenian 247 7.7 Georgian 249 7.8 Modifier Letters 250 7.9 Combining Marks 252 Chapter 8 Middle Eastern Scripts 263 8.1 Hebrew 264 8.2 Arabic 269 8.3 Syriac 283 8.4 Thaana 291 Chapter 9 South Asian Scripts-I 295 9.1 Devanagari 296 9.2 Bengali 312 9.3 Gurmukhi 317 9.4 Gujarati 321 9.5 Oriya 322 9.6 Tamil 324 9.7 Telugu 330 9.8 Kannada 331 9.9 Malayalam 334 Chapter 10 South Asian Scripts-II 341 10.1 Sinhala 341 10.2 Tibetan 343 10.3 Phags-pa 353 10.4 Limbu 360 10.5 Syloti Nagri 363 10.6 Kharoshthi 364 Chapter 11 Southeast Asian Scripts 373 11.1 Thai 373 11.2 Lao 376 11.3 Myanmar 379 11.4 Khmer 382 11.5 Tai Le 393 11.6 New Tai Lue 394 11.7 Philippine Scripts 395 11.8 Buginese 397 11.9 Balinese 399 Chapter 12 East Asian Scripts 407 12.1 Han 408 12.2 Ideographic Description Characters 427 12.3 Bopomofo 431 12.4 Hiragana and Katakana 433 12.5 Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms 434 12.6 Hangul 435 12.7 Yi 438 Chapter 13 Additional Modern Scripts 445 13.1 Ethiopic 445 13.2 Mongolian 448 13.3 Osmanya 457 13.4 Tifinagh 457 13.5 N'Ko 458 13.6 Cherokee 463 13.7 Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics 464 13.8 Deseret 465 13.9 Shavian 467 Chapter 14 Archaic Scripts 471 14.1 Ogham 472 14.2 Old Italic 473 14.3 Runic 475 14.4 Gothic 477 14.5 Linear B 478 14.6 Cypriot Syllabary 479 14.7 Phoenician 480 14.8 Ugaritic 482 14.9 Old Persian 483 14.10 Sumero-Akkadian 483 Chapter 15 Symbols 489 15.1 Currency Symbols 490 15.2 Letterlike Symbols 492 15.3 Number Forms 498 15.4 Mathematical Symbols 502 15.5 Invisible Mathematical Operators 507 15.6 Technical Symbols 508 15.7 Geometrical Symbols 512 15.8 Miscellaneous Symbols and Dingbats 514 15.9 Enclosed and Square 517 15.10 Braille 519 15.11 Western Musical Symbols 520 15.12 Byzantine Musical Symbols 525 15.13 Ancient Greek Musical Notation 526 Chapter 16 Special Areas and Format Characters 531 16.1 Control Codes 532 16.2 Layout Controls 534 16.3 Deprecated Format Characters 543 16.4 Variation Selectors 545 16.5 Private-Use Characters 546 16.6 Surrogates Area 548 16.7 Noncharacters 549 16.8 Specials 550 16.9 Tag Characters 554 Chapter 17 Code Charts 563 17.1 Character Names List 563 17.2 CJK Unified Ideographs 569 17.3 Hangul Syllables 570 Chapter 18 Han Radical-Stroke Index 1023Appendix A Notational Conventions 1077Appendix B Unicode Publications and Resources 1083 B.1 The Unicode Consortium 1083 B.2 Unicode Publications 1084 B.3 Unicode Technical Standards 1085 B.4 Unicode Technical Reports 1086 B.5 Unicode Technical Notes 1087 B.6 Other Unicode Online Resources 1088 Appendix C Relationship to ISO/IEC 10646 1091 C.1 History 1091 C.2 Encoding Forms in ISO/IEC 10646 1095 C.3 UCS Transformation Formats 1096 C.4 Synchronization of the Standards 1097 C.5 Identification of Features for the Unicode Standard 1097 C.6 Character Names 1098 C.7 Character Functional Specifications 1098 Appendix D Changes from Previous Versions 1099 D.1 Improvements to the Standard 1099 D.2 Versions of the Unicode Standard 1100 D.3 Clause and Definition Numbering Changes 1102 D.4 Changes from Version 4.1 to Version 5.0 1104 D.5 Changes from Version 4.0 to Version 4.1 1106 D.6 Changes from Unicode Version 3.2 to Version 4.0 1109 D.7 Changes from Unicode Version 3.1 to Version 3.2 1111 D.8 Changes from Unicode Version 3.0 to Version 3.1 1113 Appendix E Han Unification History 1115 E.1 Development of the URO 1115 E.2 Ideographic Rapporteur Group 1116 Appendix F Unicode Encoding Stability Policies 1119 F.1 Encoding Stability Policies for the Unicode Standard 1119 Glossary 1125References 1153 R.1 Source Standards and Specifications 1153 R.2 Source Dictionaries for Han Unification 1161 R.3 Other Sources for the Unicode Standard 1161 R.4 Selected Resources: Technical 1171 R.5 Selected Resources: Scripts and Languages 1173 Indices 1179 I.1 Unicode Names Index 1179 I.2 General Index 1231 Annexes 1251 UAX 9: The Bidirectional Algorithm 1251 UAX 11: East Asian Width 1275 UAX 14: Line Breaking Properties 1283 UAX 15: Unicode Normalization Forms 1333 UAX 24: Script Names 1365 UAX 29: Text Boundaries 1373 UAX 31: Identifier and Pattern Syntax 1393 UAX 34: Unicode Named Character Sequences 1405 UAX 41: Common References for Unicode Standard
Responsibility: the Unicode Consortium ; edited by Julie D. Allen ... [et al.].
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