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Class: BIG5EncodedString


Inheritance:

   Object
   |
   +--Collection
      |
      +--SequenceableCollection
         |
         +--ArrayedCollection
            |
            +--UninterpretedBytes
               |
               +--CharacterArray
                  |
                  +--TwoByteString
                     |
                     +--BIG5EncodedString

Package:
stx:libbasic2
Category:
Collections-Text
Version:
rev: 1.12 date: 2016/10/13 22:09:25
user: cg
file: BIG5EncodedString.st directory: libbasic2
module: stx stc-classLibrary: libbasic2
Author:
Claus Gittinger

Description:


OBSOLETE
    this class will vanish - its functionality has been replaced
    by the UnicodeString classes.

BIG5EncodedString represents 16bit strings encoded in BIG-5.
BIG-5 is a popular hanzi code used in Taiwan.


Related information:

    Unicode16String
    GBEncodedString
    JISEncodedString
    TwoByteString
    String
    CharacterArray
    StringCollection

Class protocol:

code tables
o  romanTable
return a table to decode from roman ascii to 16 bit BIG5.
This is experimental - possibly unfinished or incorrect

initialization
o  initialize
initialize the class - private
usage example(s):
     BIG5EncodedString initialize


Instance protocol:

queries
o  encoding
return the strings encoding as a symbol.
Here, the constant symbol #big5 is returned.



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