On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 12:11:13PM +0200, Antoine Leca wrote:
> Keld Jørn Simonsen wrote:
> > About the subset, this is not true. There are charsets in use today,
> > like the national 646 variants, that differ (in the 12 unassigned
> > positions). Not much used, but I get some emails in these encodings still.
> What is the character set used by the Minitel? I am not sure here,
> Keld probably knows better. (The Minitel is a French view of Internet,
> 20 years ago; it is still quite used in France).
I think Minitel has a G0 which is the old IRV of ISO 646, and thus
not equal to ASCII there. I am not sure, tho. The differences would
then (for G0) be ¤ instead of $ and overline instead of ~.
> > > "ISO-8859-1" (note the extra hyphen) is the IANA-registered character set
> > > that covers hex positions 00 to FF, subsetting US-ASCII and the C1 control
> > > set (80 to 9F).
> > It is only C0 and C1 which are added. (and 7F)
> Huh? What for a content of C1 is defined for iso-8859-1?
The C1 of ISO 6429. With iso-8859-1 I mean the IANA registration
of that name.
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