KOI8-RSection: Linux Programmer's Manual (7)
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NAMEkoi8-r - Russian Net Character Set encoded in octal, decimal, and hexadecimal
DESCRIPTIONKOI8-R is the character set of choice for encoding Russian texts for many Unix-like operation systems. KOI8-R is a successor for KOI-8, a de-facto standard for Internet Mail, News, WWW and other interactive services at least all over the ex-SU territory.
NOTESKOI8-R was designed for mixed Russian/English texts and covers only Russian Cyrillic characters, so if you're looking for Ukrainian, Byelorussian, etc. Cyrillic characters, try ISO-IR-111, or KOI8-U (Ukrainian Character Set), or KOI8-C (for ancient Russian texts) instead, which are identical to KOI8-R in the Russian Cyrillic letters area.
KOI8-R CharactersThe following table displays the characters in KOI8-R, which are printable and unlisted in the ascii(7) manual page.
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