Re: New Draft ISO 8859-0

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Fri Jul 11 1997 - 15:07:03 EDT

Glen Perkins wrote:

> Creating an alternative to Latin-1, the world's most popular 8-bit
> encoding, that is just close enough to it that mistakes will be easy to
> make and hard to catch before they show up in embarrassing places, will
> so effectively ruin the reputations of both Latin-0 *and* Latin-1 that
> Unicode will be demanded by everyone.
> Bravo 8859-0! Viva Unicode!
> __Glen__

And lest we forget, 8859-0/8859-1 will also be confused with the
three different versions of Code Page 1252, with and without the
EURO sign. What an excellent case for the proliferation of standards
to help with interoperability.

Bring 'em on! The more the merrier.


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