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FromBenny Pedersen2:230/0.0Date Write2018-06-13 07:50:25
ToMaurice Kinal0:0/0.0Date Arrived2018-06-13 11:10:05
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Hello Maurice!

12 Jun 2018 12:53, Maurice Kinal wrote to Richard Menedetter:

MK> Hallo Richard!

RM>> Microsoft calls it "Code Page 850 MS-DOS Latin 1"

MK> Given this is the LINUX echo and that the vast majority of linux
MK> systems are glibc based, then this should take precedence;

MK> -={ grep "IBM850//" /usr/lib/gconv/gconv-modules }=-
MK> alias CP850// IBM850//
MK> alias 850// IBM850//
MK> alias CSPC850MULTILINGUAL// IBM850//
MK> alias OSF10020352// IBM850//
MK> module IBM850// INTERNAL IBM850 1
MK> module INTERNAL IBM850// IBM850 1

----- LATIN begins -----
alias LATIN1// ISO-8859-1//
alias CSISOLATIN1// ISO-8859-1//
alias LATIN2// ISO-8859-2//
alias CSISOLATIN2// ISO-8859-2//
alias LATIN3// ISO-8859-3//
alias CSISOLATIN3// ISO-8859-3//
alias LATIN4// ISO-8859-4//
alias CSISOLATIN4// ISO-8859-4//
alias CSISOLATINCYRILLIC// ISO-8859-5//
alias CSISOLATINARABIC// ISO-8859-6//
alias CSISOLATINGREEK// ISO-8859-7//
alias CSISOLATINHEBREW// ISO-8859-8//
alias LATIN5// ISO-8859-9//
alias CSISOLATIN5// ISO-8859-9//
alias LATIN6// ISO-8859-10//
alias CSISOLATIN6// ISO-8859-10//
alias LATIN7// ISO-8859-13//
alias LATIN8// ISO-8859-14//
alias LATIN-9// ISO-8859-15//
alias LATIN9// ISO-8859-15//
alias LATIN10// ISO-8859-16//
alias ISO-IR-19// LATIN-GREEK//
alias CSISO19LATINGREEK// LATIN-GREEK//
alias LATINGREEK// LATIN-GREEK//
module LATIN-GREEK// INTERNAL LATIN-GREEK 1
module INTERNAL LATIN-GREEK// LATIN-GREEK 1
alias ISO-IR-27// LATIN-GREEK-1//
alias CSISO27LATINGREEK1// LATIN-GREEK-1//
alias LATINGREEK1// LATIN-GREEK-1//
module LATIN-GREEK-1// INTERNAL LATIN-GREEK-1 1
module INTERNAL LATIN-GREEK-1// LATIN-GREEK-1 1
alias CSPC862LATINHEBREW// IBM862//
alias OS2LATIN1// IBM1004//
----- LATIN ends -----

is much more what is in use on fidonet

MK> Looks to me that IBM should be the goto guys as far as what CP850
MK> should be called and the only hit I could come up with that might help
MK> settle the issue is;

ibm breaked alot of codepage imho when the battle was done with compaq and
other firms belive to have a solved problem solved, we all know today its not
solved, not even for fidonet to see multibyte solutions to a single byte
computer system like commodore 64

MK> https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSQ2R2_9.1.1/com.ibm.et
MK> ools.cbl.win.doc/topics/rlinfcpg.htm

MK> However I cannot access it since it requires javascript and I do not
MK> have a browser that supports javascript

who breaked this for you ? :)

MK> and I have no plans to ever
MK> have a browser with javascript capabilities.

+1

MK> For the record the
MK> Microsoft link you gave worked fine without javascript.

if just webmasters do a better job, GDPR would never be needed

MK> Also I have
MK> no plans to convert or ever use CP850 so it really doesn't matter what
MK> it is really called, or if it even matters in the grand scheme of
MK> things. IBM can keep it.

+1

MK> Stinkin' IBM.

fun things is you showed ibm


Regards Benny

... there can only be one way of life, and it works :)

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