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BIG5(5)			  FreeBSD File Formats Manual		       BIG5(5)

NAME
     big5 -- ``Big Five'' encoding for Traditional Chinese text

SYNOPSIS
     ENCODING "BIG5"

DESCRIPTION
     ``Big Five'' is the de facto standard for encoding	Traditional Chinese
     text.  Each character is represented by either one	or two bytes.  Charac-
     ters from the ASCII character set are represented as single bytes in the
     range 0x00	- 0x7F.	 Traditional Chinese characters	are represented	by two
     bytes: the	first in the range 0xA1	- 0xFE,	the second in the range	0x40 -
     0xFE.

SEE ALSO
     euc(5), gb18030(5), utf8(5)

FreeBSD	10.1			August 7, 2003			  FreeBSD 10.1

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