Frank da Cruz wrote:
> Not necessarily. I believe what it means to say (but doesn't) about CP850
> is that a new code page, CP858, was created by copying CP850 and replacing
> dotless i with the Euro symbol. I don't think IBM has ever changed, or will
> ever change, the definition of a code page.
So they have said repeatedly, including on this list. However, they
do *add* characters to code pages, which does not break backward
> Similarly for CP857, but I don't know the CP number of its Euro twin.
That code point is unassigned in 857, so no new CP is needed.
-- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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