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[Lcdproc] [PATCH] hd44780-charmap.h Russian charmaps


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  • From: matpoc at mail.ru (Yura Scheglyuk)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] [PATCH] hd44780-charmap.h Russian charmaps
  • Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 13:22:13 +0700

Hi!

Markus Dolze wrote:

> For the other ones I am not yet convinced to commit them. Up to now we
> assume that everything the server received is in ISO8859-1 and map that
> on the output side. Your patches assume that something different than
> ISO8859-1 arrives on the input side and map that to the same output charset.

ISO8859-1 encodes what it refers to as "Latin alphabet no. 1,". But Russian
is based on a Cyrillic alphabet and there are 3 commonly used charsets for
it: KOI8-R, CP-1251 (Windows-1251), ISO 8859-5.

So you can commit only one Russian charmap, for example CP-1251
(Windows-1251) that is the mostly used.

--
Best regards, Yura Scheglyuk.




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