Re: CP1252 under Unix

From: Valeriy E. Ushakov (
Date: Mon Mar 27 2000 - 11:42:30 EST

On Mon, Mar 27, 2000 at 05:33:53AM -0800, Eugene B. Byrganov wrote:

> Also font has other encodes: iso8859-15, iso8859-5, windows-1251, koi8-1


I wonder when will this 'koi8-1' stupidity die out...

There's no such thing as koi8-1, this chimera was accidentally created
in early days by people tweaking XLFD names of iso8859-1 fonts without
much thinking and much understaning of XLFD.

Please, kill it, kill it!

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SY, Uwe

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