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Unicode Inc. (a consortium of 12 companies, including IBM, Apple, Sun, and Microsoft) will be publishing its 16-bit character-code standard this June. The ASCII replacement will require a 64K character space, but can represent all living languages plus punctuation and many symbols. Contact Ken Whistler, Metaphor Computer Systems, 1945 Charleston Road, Mountain View, CA 94043; (415) 961-3620. [Spectrum, 6/91.]