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CJK
  1. In computer software, internationalization of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean language.
  2. In cihai, specifically, character information from Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages. Such as definitions, dictionary index references, phonetics, character decompositions and stroke information (order and amount).
UNIHAN
A character database of CJK information provided by the Unicode Consortium. See the documentation as http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr38/.
cjklib
A popular CJK library in python created by Christoph Burgmer
cihai
  1. A CJK library in python built from the ground up under a permissive license and modern python development practices
  2. A workgroup for finding, digitizing, and preserving CJK dataasets
SQLAlchemy
A relational database library used to store and retrieve character information in cihai
Data Packages
A standard for storing data, see http://frictionlessdata.io/data-packages/
XDG Base Directory
A specification for directory locations designed to work across platforms. See https://specifications.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-0.6.html.