ISO_8859-2Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (7)
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NAMEiso_8859-2 - the ISO 8859-2 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). ISO 8859-2, the "Latin Alphabet No. 2" is used to encode Central and Eastern European Latin characters and is implemented by several program vendors.
ISO 8859-2 supports the following languages: Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, English, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Irish, Polish, Slovak, Slovenian and Sorbian.
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 8859-2 CharactersThe following table displays the characters in ISO 8859-2 (Latin-2), 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 8859-2.
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