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From: "Martin Peach" <martin AT vr-labs DOT com>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
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Subject: Re: foreign char
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Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2000 10:33:58 -0500
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Damian Yerrick <Bullcr_pd_yerrick AT hotmail DOT comRemoveBullcr_p> wrote in
message news:61akdskpe6vgsvm99hspc3ss468e5988am AT 4ax DOT com...
>...
> But what about iso-8859-1, which OP is probably trying to refer to?
> It uses the negative characters (char)-96 to (char)-1 to store
> precomposed characters that are commonly used in Western writing.
>
A nice idea, but how do you get djgpp or any compiler to use iso-8859-1
instead of ascii for standard I/O? I know e.g. MS Visual Blah++ lets you use
Unicode, which is two-byte sequences, but only in a platform-specific way.
\/\/\/*= Martin


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