ISSUE-367: [survey needed] Perhaps support KOI8-RU instead of KOI-8

[survey needed] Perhaps support KOI8-RU instead of KOI-8

State:
CLOSED
Product:
encoding
Raised by:
Addison Phillips
Opened on:
2014-07-09
Description:
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17053

This issue created as part of the WG LC process from a bug filed before the WG LC.

This bug reads in part:

IE takes the labels koi8-u and koi8-ru to mean KOI8-RU and not KOI8-U. The difference is that KOI8-RU has an additional letter needed for Byelorussian,

AE: U+045E (ў) and
BE: U+040E (Ў),

where KOI8-U has line-drawing characters,

AE: U+255D (╝) and
BE: U+256C (╬).

Letters are arguably more important than box-drawing characters, so KOI8-RU might be a better choice than KOI-8-U, at least if it can be shown that koi8-(r)u is used for Byelorussian (i.e., that AE/BE are used to encode ў/Ў).
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Related emails:
  1. I18N-ISSUE-367 (BUG17053): [survey needed] Perhaps support KOI8-RU instead of KOI-8 [encoding] (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2014-07-09)

Related notes:

These issues are now tracked at http://www.w3.org/International/docs/encoding/encoding-cr-doc

Richard Ishida, 16 Sep 2015, 12:08:49

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