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Re: LYNX-DEV Lynx ported to Win32 and charsets...

From: Doug Kaufman
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Lynx ported to Win32 and charsets...
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 1997 23:14:19 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 31 Jul 1997, Klaus Weide wrote:

> Wayne had some notes on using codepage 850 (he was recommending it), but I
> couldn't find them now at  Anyway, that CP 850
> contains all the ISO-8859-1 characters.  And it has Ø and ø
> just in the positions where CP 437 ("US IBM character set") has ¥
> and ¢.  So it seems that this would be the right Display Character
> Set to use - at least as far as these two characters are concerned.

Codepage 850 has all the ISO-8859-1 charcters, but doesn't have them in
the correct position.  The codepage for ISO-8859-1 is CP 819.  At least
in the United States, it doesn't come with MSDOS.  You can get it at

Doug Kaufman
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