Code page 896

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Code page 896 (CCSIDs 896 and 4992), called Japan 7-Bit Katakana Extended,[1] is IBM's code page for code-set G2 of EUC-JP, a 7-bit code page representing the Kana set (upper half) of JIS X 0201 and accompanying Code page 895 which corresponds to the lower half of that standard. It encodes half-width katakana.

Code page 896 is a 7-bit encoding and therefore does not use the high bit. When it used as the right half of an 8-bit encoding, all values except 0x20 use encoding bytes 0x80 above those defined in the code page[1] (i.e. with the high bit set).

In addition to the standard JIS X 0201 assignments in CCSID 896,[2] CCSID 4992 defines five extended characters at code points 60-64.[3]

Codepage layout[edit]

Code page 896 / CCSID 4992[4][5]
_0 _1 _2 _3 _4 _5 _6 _7 _8 _9 _A _B _C _D _E _F
0_
0
1_
16
2_
32
SP[a]
0020

FF61

FF62

FF63

FF64

FF65

FF66

FF67

FF68

FF69

FF6A

FF6B

FF6C

FF6D

FF6E

FF6F
3_
48

FF70

FF71

FF72

FF73

FF74

FF75

FF76

FF77

FF78

FF79

FF7A

FF7B

FF7C

FF7D

FF7E
ソ
FF7F
4_
64

FF80

FF81

FF82

FF83

FF84

FF85

FF86

FF87

FF88

FF89

FF8A

FF8B

FF8C

FF8D

FF8E

FF8F
5_
80

FF90

FF91

FF92

FF93

FF94

FF95

FF96

FF97

FF98

FF99

FF9A

FF9B

FF9C

FF9D

FF9E

FF9F
6_
96
¢
00A2
£
00A3
¬
00AC
\
005C
~
007E
7_
112

  Letter  Number  Punctuation  Symbol  Other  Undefined  Excluded by CCSID 896 (differences from JIS X 0201 Kana set / ISO-IR-013)

  1. ^ Listed in Code page 896,[1] available as 0x20 when using ISO 2022 compliant character sets (except 96-character sets). Not used when the codepage is used elsewhere than 0x20–0x7F, e.g. when encoded in 0x8EA0–0x8EFF as part of Code page 954.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Code page identifiers - CP 00896". IBM Globalization. IBM. Archived from the original on 2016-03-17.
  2. ^ "CCSID 896 information document". IBM Globalization. IBM. Archived from the original on 2016-03-26.
  3. ^ "CCSID 4992 information document". IBM Globalization. IBM. Archived from the original on 2016-03-27.
  4. ^ Code Page CPGID 00896 (pdf) (PDF), IBM
  5. ^ Code Page CPGID 00896 (txt), IBM
  6. ^ "Converter Explorer: ibm-954_P101-2007 (first byte 0x8E)". ICU Demonstration. International Components for Unicode.