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Why doesn't everybody switch from What issues lead people to use Japanese-specific encodings to UTF-8rather than Unicode?

At work I come accrossacross a lot of Japanese text files in SHIFTShift-JIS and other encodings.
It It causes many mojibakemojibake (unreadable character) problems for all computer users.

Why Unicode was intended to solve this sort of problem by defining a single character set for all languages, and the UTF-8 serialization is notrecommended for use on the Internet. So why doesn't everybody switchingswitch from Japanese-specific encodings to UTF-8? What issues with or disadvantages of UTF-8 are holding people back?

EDIT: The W3C lists some known problems with Unicode, could this be a reason too?

Why doesn't everybody switch from Japanese-specific encodings to UTF-8?

At work I come accross a lot of Japanese text files in SHIFT-JIS and other encodings.
It causes many mojibake (unreadable character) problems for all computer users.

Why is not everybody switching from Japanese-specific encodings to UTF-8?

EDIT: The W3C lists some known problems with Unicode, could this be a reason too?

What issues lead people to use Japanese-specific encodings rather than Unicode?

At work I come across a lot of Japanese text files in Shift-JIS and other encodings. It causes many mojibake (unreadable character) problems for all computer users. Unicode was intended to solve this sort of problem by defining a single character set for all languages, and the UTF-8 serialization is recommended for use on the Internet. So why doesn't everybody switch from Japanese-specific encodings to UTF-8? What issues with or disadvantages of UTF-8 are holding people back?

EDIT: The W3C lists some known problems with Unicode, could this be a reason too?

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At work I come accross a lot of Japanese text files in SHIFT-JIS and other encodings.
It causes many mojibake (unreadable character) problems for all computer users.

Why is not everybody switching from Japanese-specific encodings to UTF-8?

EDIT: The W3C lists some known problems with Unicode, could this be a reason too?

At work I come accross a lot of Japanese text files in SHIFT-JIS and other encodings.
It causes many mojibake (unreadable character) problems for all computer users.

Why is not everybody switching from Japanese-specific encodings to UTF-8?

At work I come accross a lot of Japanese text files in SHIFT-JIS and other encodings.
It causes many mojibake (unreadable character) problems for all computer users.

Why is not everybody switching from Japanese-specific encodings to UTF-8?

EDIT: The W3C lists some known problems with Unicode, could this be a reason too?

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