Re: Mapping between Windows codepage and ISO codepage

From: Roman Czyborra (
Date: Thu Jul 02 1998 - 13:13:53 EDT

> On Windows, there are cp1252, cp1250, cp1251 and etc. On UNIX, there
> are 8859-1,9. I know that cp1252 is corresponds to 8859-1. Are they
> exactly the same code point by code point? What about the other?
> Can you tell me their relationship?

See my attempt at

> Is cp1251 corresponds to 8859-5? I see that the encoding are very
> different between cp1251 and 8859-5. A conversion seen to be needed
> when a Windows(Russian) client talks to UNIX(Russian) server.

Yes, see - note that most
servers in Russia use KOI8-R instead of ISO-8859-5.

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