Re: Need for more ISO8859 codepages?

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 12:39:05 EST

Followup to: <>
By author: "Rhys Jones" <>
In newsgroup:
> Hello,
> Please forgive a semi-newbie post.
> About 18 months ago I patched fs/nls/ to include support for the
> Celtic character set, ISO8859-14. I notice that there are still gaps
> in nls, specifically in ISO8859 codepages 10 to 13.
> The missing codepages are for Nordic/Icelandic (ISO8859-10), Thai
> (ISO8859-11), and Baltic Rim (ISO8859-13) languages. I'm still trying
> to determine the status of ISO8859-12 at the moment.
> Two questions, really. The general one is whether anyone would find
> these codepages useful. If they would, I'm willing to provide the
> patches in due course. More specifically, can anyone tell me why
> ISO8859-10 (Icelandic etc.) is mentioned in Documentation/
> whilst nls_iso8859-10.c is missing from the fs/nls directory?

Having them around can never be a bad thing.


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