From: MagerValp (MagerValp_at_cling.gu.se)
Date: 2003-08-25 16:07:21
>>>>> "RB" == Baltissen, R (Ruud) <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: AC> Btw, was there ever an ISO definition for PETSCII? :-) RB> If I understand this correctly, an ISO definition tells a RB> program/OS what characterset is used? Yep. MV> I believe someone added it to unicode. RB> Never understood what this was. Someone in for a short RB> explanation? Thanks. From http://www.unicode.org/standard/WhatIsUnicode.html "Unicode provides a unique number for every character, no matter what the platform, no matter what the program, no matter what the language." Instead of having ISO-8859-1, PETSCII, Shift-JIS, and a zillion other text encoding systems (and corresponding fonts or translation tables), you use unicode. -- ___ . . . . . + . . o _|___|_ + . + . + . Per Olofsson, arkadspelare o-o . . . o + MagerValp@cling.gu.se - + + . http://www.cling.gu.se/~cl3polof/ Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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