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

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  • From: matpoc at (Yura Scheglyuk)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] [PATCH] hd44780-charmap.h Russian charmaps
  • Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 17:11:48 +0700


Yura Scheglyuk wrote:

> 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.

I think we need as minimum two charset: KOI8-R for Unix, and CP-1251
(Windows-1251) that is the mostly used in Windows.

Best regards, Yura Scheglyuk.

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