CEN Guide to the Use of Character Sets in EuropeTC 304


This part of the Guide to the Use of Character Sets in Europe provides more detailed information about the Universal Multi-octet Coded Character Set (UCS) specified in ISO/IEC 10646-1 than is found in the main body of the Guide. Another part of the Guide deals in more detail with 8-bit character set standards.

You may select the major sections of this guide directly from the following table of contents.



Nature of character data

Coding of character data

Basic Multilingual Plane

Visual representation of characters

Referencing of characters

Repertoires and subsets

Coding methods of the UCS

Serial transmission of the UCS

Use of control functions with the UCS

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