NAME

String::Multibyte::Big5 - internally used by String::Multibyte for Big-5

SYNOPSIS

    use String::Multibyte;

    $big5 = String::Multibyte->new('Big5');
    $big5_length = $big5->length($big5_string);

DESCRIPTION

String::Multibyte::Big5 is used for manipulation of strings in Big-5 family encodings.

Byte range of single-byte characters: 0x00..0x7F.

Leading byte range of double-byte characters: 0x81..0xFE.

Trailing byte range of double-byte characters: 0x40..0x7E and 0xA1..0xFE.

Character order (invalid code points are excluded): 0x00..0x7F, 0x8140..0xFEFE.

CAVEAT

0x81..0xA0 are treated as legal leading bytes and 0x80..0xA0 as illegal trailing bytes, in consideration of EUDC of Microsoft's CP950 and HKSCS of Hong Kong Government.

SEE ALSO

String::Multibyte