SYNOPSISAll the functions in this class are reentrant when Qt is built with thread support.</p>
Inherited by QGbkCodec and QGb2312Codec.
DESCRIPTIONThe QGb18030Codec class provides conversion to and from the Chinese GB18030/GBK/GB2312 encoding.
GBK, formally the Chinese Internal Code Specification, is a commonly used extension of GB 2312-80. Microsoft Windows uses it under the name codepage 936.
GBK has been superceded by the new Chinese national standard GB 18030-2000, which added a 4-byte encoding while remaining compatible with GB2312 and GBK. The new GB 18030-2000 may be described as a special encoding of Unicode 3.x and ISO-10646-1.
Special thanks to charset gurus Markus Scherer (IBM), Dirk Meyer (Adobe Systems) and Ken Lunde (Adobe Systems) for publishing an excellent GB 18030-2000 summary and specification on the Internet. Some must-read documents are:
The GBK codec was contributed to Qt by Justin Yu <jus[email protected]> and Sean Chen <[email protected]>. They may also be reached at Yu Mingjian <[email protected]>, <[email protected]> Chen Xiangyang <[email protected]>
The GB18030 codec was contributed to Qt by Anthony Fok <[email protected]>, <[email protected]> using a Perl script to generate C++ tables from gb-18030-2000.xml while merging contributions from James Su, Justin Yu and Sean Chen. A copy of the source Perl script is available at:
The copyright notice for their code follows:
Copyright (C) 2000 TurboLinux, Inc. Written by Justin Yu and Sean Chen. Copyright (C) 2001, 2002 Turbolinux, Inc. Written by James Su. Copyright (C) 2001, 2002 ThizLinux Laboratory Ltd. Written by Anthony Fok.
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