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The IRG advises the Unicode Consortium and the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2 on Han character additions to the repertoire of the Unicode and ISO/IEC 10646-1 (Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set, or UCS) character set standards, and on Han unification. The working members of the IRG are either appointed by member governments, or are invited experts from other countries. Member nations include China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Vietnam. In computing, Unicode is the international standard whose goal is to provide the means to encode the text of every document people want to store in computers. ... In other languages Iso means the following in other languages: Big in Finnish a Latin transliteration of the Greek ίσος, meaning equal. ... In computing, Unicode is the international standard whose goal is to provide the means to encode the text of every document people want to store in computers. ... UCS can stand for Union of Concerned Scientists Union of Clare Students Universal character set University College School, a prestiguous UK Public School. ... Han unification is the process used by the authors of Unicode and the Universal Character Set to map multiple character sets of the CJK languages into a single set of unified characters. ...


The IRG has contributed several blocks of characters to Unicode/UCS, including the CJK Unified Ideographs, CJK Compatibility Ideographs, CJK Unified Ideographs Extension A, CJK Unified Ideographs Extension B, and others. CJK Unified Ideographs Extension C is in preparation. A Chinese character. ...


Those few who claim that Unicode is destroying Japanese culture are generally found to be unaware that the decisions on Han Unification are made primarily by Asian experts.


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The Ideographic Rapporteur Group (IRG) advises the Unicode Consortium and the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2 on Han character additions to the repertoire of the Unicode and ISO/IEC 10646-1 (Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set) character set standards, and on Han unification.
The IRG has contributed several blocks of characters to Unicode/UCS, including the CJK Unified Ideographs, CJK Compatibility Ideographs, CJK Unified Ideographs Extension A, CJK Unified Ideographs Extension B, and others.
CJK Unified Ideographs Extension C is in preparation.
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