Locale-specific CJK encodings

This page gives an overview of browser support for locale-specific encodings used for Traditional Chinese, as well as Japanese and Korean. These are 8-bit multi-byte encodings which do not conform with ISO-2022 and are not supersets of encodings that do (i.e., EUC encodings).

EncodingMIME charsetBrowser Support
IESafFFOp

Big5

big5
cn-big5
csbig5
x-x-big5
CP950ε
x-mac-chinesetradüü÷
big5-HKSCSHHH

ü) Only this gives access to MacOS-T extensions, excluding ü.
÷) No other extensions.
ε) Excluding Eten 2 extensions.
H) Only this gives access to Hong Kong extensions.

Big 5ASCII
CNS 11643-1992 Plane 1
CNS 11643-1992 Plane 2
Big 5+
Big 5E
ExtensionsEten 1
Eten 2??
MacOS-T
Hong Kong
Hong Kong DJ

ETen

x-Chinese-Eten
EtenASCII
CNS 11643-1992 Plane 1
CNS 11643-1992 Plane 2

Shift-JIS

Shift_JIS
csShiftJIS
x-sjis
x-shift-jis
Shift_JIS_X0213-2000
Windows-31J
csWindows31J
ms_Kanji
CP932
x-ms-cp932
x-mac-japanese
Shift-JISASCII¥
Half-width katakana
JIS X 0208-1990/1997
Shift-JIS extensionsJIS X 0213-2000 (plane 1)
JIS X 0213-2004 (planes 1)
JIS X 0213-2000 (plane 2)
Vendor extensionsNEC symbols
IBM
IBM (NEC positions)
MacOS-J

¥) Yen symbol instead of backslash. \ also gives Yen.
†) Actually supported (can be selected from menu), but what is the magic MIME charset string? (Incompatible with vendor extensions, so must be kept separate.)

Johab

johabx
x-johab

x) The test page does not render at all.

JohabASCII
KS X 1001:1992
Supplementary Hangul
1998 additions
2002 addition??

†) ASCII/KS-Roman hybrid with won/tilde as opposed to backslash/tilde or won/overline. Furthermore, in IE, \ incorrectly gives won instead of backslash.

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