ISO 8859 definition standard, characterISO
's set of 8-bit coded graphic character sets
for European languages.
Part 1 (full name: "ISO 8859-1:1987 Information processing -- 8-bit single-byte coded graphic character sets -- Part 1: Latin alphabet No. 1") is a common extension of, and replacement for, ASCII
ISO shop (http://iso.ch/iso/en/CatalogueDetailPage.CatalogueDetail?CSNUMBER=28245).