Chinese Character Encodings

Character sets names for MIME and XML are kept by IANA. The list is found at ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/iana/assignments/character-sets. MIME types are not case sensitive.

Name: UTF-8                                                    [RFC2279]
MIBenum: 106
Source: RFC 2279
Alias: 

Name: Big5  (preferred MIME name)
MIBenum: 2026
Source: Chinese for Taiwan Multi-byte set.
        PCL Symbol Set Id: 18T
Alias: csBig5
Alias: cn-big5

Name: GB2312  (preferred MIME name)
MIBenum: 2025
Source: Chinese for People's Republic of China (PRC) mixed one byte, 
        two byte set: 
          20-7E = one byte ASCII 
          A1-FE = two byte PRC Kanji 
        See GB 2312-80 
        PCL Symbol Set Id: 18C
Alias: csGB2312
Alias: cn-gb

Name: GB_12345-90
Source: Chinese for People's Republic of China (PRC) mixed one byte, 
        two byte set: 
          20-7E = one byte ASCII 
          A1-FE = two byte PRC Kanji 
Alias: cn-gb-12345

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