VISCII (was: Re: [BULK] - Re: MCW encoding of Hebrew)

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Mon May 24 2004 - 22:34:10 CDT

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    RE: [BULK] - Re: MCW encoding of Hebrew (was RE: Response to Everson Ph
    and why Jun 7? fervor)Mike Ayers wrote:

    > Another such code is VISCII for Vietnamese.

    As Philippe sort of alluded to, VISCII is actually an 8-bit encoding.
    The transcription scheme Mike was thinking of, which uses ASCII
    punctuation to represent Vietnamese accent marks, is VIQR (VIetnamese
    Quoted Readable):

    Truye^.n cu?a o^ng la` nhu+~ng bo^. nho+' ghi la.i mo^.t ca'ch so^'ng
    ddo^.ng nhu+~ng sinh hoa.t dda(.c bie^.t cu?a no^ng tho^n Vie^.t Nam
    ca'ch dda^y nu+?a the^' ky?. Ta ye^u me^'n da^n to^.c ta\.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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