Openwall GNU/*/Linux - a small security-enhanced Linux distro for servers
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2013 03:32:28 +0200
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: revised incremental mode and charset files

On 28 Apr, 2013, at 3:29 , Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 03:25:56AM +0200, magnum wrote:
>> I could live with "latin1" or something like that. Actually now that I got that in my brain, it is a better name. It is very common, yet not 100% clearly specified. And cp1252 is the best compromise you can do for sure.
> 
> What will this file be for?  cp1252?  iso-8859-1?  Maybe use one of
> these names accordingly?

CP1252 is a superset of ISO-8859-1, with some of the ancient "control codes", that are not used anymore, being replaced with characters. That is the beauty of it. It work perfectly for strict ISO-8859-1 too.

magnum

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Your e-mail address:

Powered by Openwall GNU/*/Linux - Powered by OpenVZ