ISO_8859-15Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (7)
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NAMEiso_8859-15 - the ISO 8859-15 character set encoded in octal, decimal, and hexadecimal
DESCRIPTIONThe ISO 8859 standard includes several 8-bit extensions to the ASCII character set (also known as ISO 646-IRV). Especially important is ISO 8859-1, the "Latin Alphabet No. 1", which has become widely implemented and may already be seen as the de-facto standard ASCII replacement. However, it lacks the EURO symbol and does not fully cover Finnish and French. ISO 8859-15 is a modification of ISO 8859-1 that covers these needs.
ISO 8859-15 supports the following languages: Albanian, Basque, Breton, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Frisian, Galician, German, Greenlandic, Icelandic, Irish Gaelic, Italian, Latin, Luxemburgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Rhaeto-Romanic, Scottish Gaelic, Spanish, and Swedish.
ISO 8859 AlphabetsThe full set of ISO 8859 alphabets includes:
|ISO 8859-1||West European languages (Latin-1)|
|ISO 8859-2||Central and East European languages (Latin-2)|
|ISO 8859-3||Southeast European and miscellaneous languages (Latin-3)|
|ISO 8859-4||Scandinavian/Baltic languages (Latin-4)|
|ISO 8859-9||Latin-1 modification for Turkish (Latin-5)|
|ISO 8859-10||Lappish/Nordic/Eskimo languages (Latin-6)|
|ISO 8859-13||Baltic Rim languages (Latin-7)|
|ISO 8859-14||Celtic (Latin-8)|
|ISO 8859-15||West European languages (Latin-9)|
|ISO 8859-16||Romanian (Latin-10)|
ISO 8859-15 CharactersThe following table displays the characters in ISO 8859-15 (Latin-9), which are printable and unlisted in the ascii(7) manual page. The fourth column will only show the proper glyphs in an environment configured for ISO 8859-15.
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