TRON is a multi-byte character encoding. It is similar to Unicode but does not use Unicode's Han unification process: each character from each CJK character set is encoded separately, including archaic and historical equivalents of modern characters. This means that Chinese, Japanese, and Korean text can be mixed without any ambiguity as to the exact form of the characters; however, it also means that characters with equivalent semantics may be encoded more than once, complicating some operations. A character encoding is a code that pairs a set of natural language characters (such as an alphabet or syllabary) with a set of something else, such as numbers or electrical pulses. ... 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. ... 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. ... CJK can also stand for Centre Jeunes Kamenge. ...
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