iso 8859

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ISO 8859 definition

standard, character
ISO/IEC'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).
(2001-12-28)
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