ISO 8859

ISO 8859

(standard, character)
("ISO Latin 1") One of ISO's 8-bit single-byte coded graphic character sets for European languages.

Part 1 (full name: "ISO 8859-1:1987 Information processing -- 8-bit single-byte coded graphic character sets -- Part 1: Latin alphabet No. 1") is a common extension of, and replacement for, ASCII.

Roman Czyborra's page.

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The variety of ISO 8859 encodings is evident in the multiple character encodings which can be set in contemporary Web browsers.
Likewise, 8-bit ISO 8859 character sets are adequate for displaying most of the world's writing systems.
This translation will be based on the ISO 8859 character set standard that Core Networks' follows in their development process.