The Unicode Standard, Version 3.0
by The Unicode Consortium
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional 2000
Number of pages: 376
The authoritative technical guide to the creation of software for worldwide use. The text includes detailed specifications for Unicode: structure, conformance, encoding forms, character properties, semantics, equivalence, combining characters, logical ordering, conversion, allocation, big/little endian usage, Korean syllables formation, control characters, case mappings, numeric values, mathematical properties, writing directions, character shaping, etc.
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