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Issue 48 - June 2006

Standardization of Chinese Language Environment
There are many coding standards today that define how an alphabet or a character of a language is represented in a computer. These standards typically define uniquely the corresponding numerical value that represents each alphabet or character (including some special symbols that come or work with a language) of a language as well as the number of bytes necessary to represent all possible numerical values assumed by the entire set of characters or alphabets...

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Upgrading AIMS: You can make a difference
AIMS (Administrative Information Management System) was first launched in 1998/99. At that time, there were functions available only to students. As time goes on, more and more AIMS functions have been developed. Up to now, there are hundreds of them with application systems varying from student, human resources, financial to alumni. Other projects include donation, student residence, event, etc...

Guidelines for Managing University Domain Names

The Policy on the Registration and Use of University Domain Names was approved by the Management Board at the 152nd meeting held on 28 November 2005, and below was the decision made...

Patch Management Tool: Goodbye SUS, Hello WSUS

We have used Microsoft's Software Update Services (SUS) for desktop patch management since 2003. According to statistics, the number of desktop computers with missing patches has been under control, making our campus network more secure...

New Arrangement of Email Service to Former Staff

Currently there is a limited courtesy email service scheme for long-serving staff (i.e. staff serving 10 years or more) who are leaving the University. The email addresses under this scheme assume the same format as those for alumni (i.e., which might give rise to confusion and inconvenience)...

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High Resolution Video on the Web
With the advancement of broadband internet services, high quality video on the web becomes possible. Watching movie trailers over the net is now a common activity among movie lovers and many webmasters have begun to enrich their web sites by incorporating video presentations...



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