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


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  • From: bsdfan at nurfuerspam.de (Markus Dolze)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] [PATCH] hd44780-charmap.h Russian charmaps
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2010 20:29:26 +0100

Yura Scheglyuk wrote:
> Hi!
>
> 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.
>
>

Hi,

I have committed the KOI8-R charmap. This should be useful on most Unix
platforms that LCDd runs on.

Please note that I still believe this is not a way to handle input to
LCDd in encodings other than ISO8859-1. Therefore I will neiver add
charmap selection code to our other driver's nor will I add charmap
tables for additional encodings.

Regards,
Markus





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