Re: 8859-1, 8859-15, 1252 and Euro

From: Alain LaBonté  (
Date: Thu Feb 10 2000 - 15:57:50 EST

À 15:42 2000-02-10 -0500, Robert A. Rosenberg a écrit:
>At 11:07 AM 02/10/2000 -0800, Alain wrote:
>>In fact also there would be no big harm if a 1252 font existed with both
>>the C1 space used for graphic characters and the 8 different characters
>>in the G1 space displayed as Latin 9 characters. It would not be perfect
>>(search problems), but it would be better off for display. But... oh
>>heretic am I, just discard that paragraph, I do not really mean it. These
>>are Satanic verses. (%=
>It was my impression (possibly wrong) that the 8 different characters in
>Latin9 are already in the "extra 32" that CP1252 maps (so the normal 1252
>font already contains the glyphs).

Yes, but it needs an effort to do the conversion, while without effort, at
least it would display OK. But that is a silly idea, I know.


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