In article <Pine.NEB.4.44.0208071641320.1214-100000 / angelic.cynic.net>,
  Curt Sampson <cjs / cynic.net> writes:

> Do you really think so? I think it says a lot that the vast majority
> of Japanese text processing and web pages are done in Shift_JIS, which
> encodes only JIS X 208. It doesn't encode JIS X 212, much less JIS X
> 213. If most Japanese people during the past decade have not even felt
> the need to add JIX X 212 to their character repetoire, why would they
> need to add JIX X 213?

For Shift_JIS people, JIS X 0213 provides a Shift_JIS compatible encoding.

> JIS X 213 is two years now; what products use it?

MacOS X supports JIS X 0213.
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Tanaka Akira