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NAME

Encode::Byte - Single Byte Encodings

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



    use Encode qw/encode decode/;
    $greek = encode("iso-8859-7", $utf8);  # loads Encode::Byte implicitly
    $utf8  = decode("iso-8859-7", $greek); # ditto



ABSTRACT

This module implements various single byte encodings. For most cases it uses \x80-\xff (upper half) to map non-ASCII characters. Encodings supported are as follows.



  Canonical      Alias                                Description
  --------------------------------------------------------------------
  # ISO 8859 series
  (iso-8859-1   is in built-in)
  iso-8859-2    latin2                                       [ISO]
  iso-8859-3    latin3                                       [ISO]
  iso-8859-4    latin4                                       [ISO]
  iso-8859-5                                                 [ISO]
  iso-8859-6                                                 [ISO]
  iso-8859-7                                                 [ISO]
  iso-8859-8                                                 [ISO]
  iso-8859-9    latin5                                       [ISO]
  iso-8859-10   latin6                                       [ISO]
  iso-8859-11
  (iso-8859-12 is nonexistent)
  iso-8859-13   latin7                                       [ISO]
  iso-8859-14   latin8                                       [ISO]
  iso-8859-15   latin9                                       [ISO]
  iso-8859-16   latin10                                      [ISO]





  # Cyrillic
  koi8-f                                       
  koi8-r        cp878                                    [RFC1489]
  koi8-u                                                 [RFC2319]





  # Vietnamese
  viscii





  # all cp* are also available as ibm-*, ms-*, and windows-*
  # also see L<http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/author/dhtml/reference/charsets/charset4.asp>





  cp424 
  cp437 
  cp737 
  cp775 
  cp850 
  cp852 
  cp855 
  cp856 
  cp857 
  cp860 
  cp861 
  cp862 
  cp863 
  cp864 
  cp865 
  cp866 
  cp869 
  cp874 
  cp1006 
  cp1250        WinLatin2
  cp1251        WinCyrillic
  cp1252        WinLatin1
  cp1253        WinGreek
  cp1254        WinTurkish
  cp1255        WinHebrew
  cp1256        WinArabic
  cp1257        WinBaltic
  cp1258        WinVietnamese





  # Macintosh
  # Also see L<http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn/tn1150.html>
  MacArabic 
  MacCentralEurRoman 
  MacCroatian 
  MacCyrillic 
  MacFarsi 
  MacGreek 
  MacHebrew 
  MacIcelandic 
  MacRoman 
  MacRomanian 
  MacRumanian 
  MacSami 
  MacThai 
  MacTurkish 
  MacUkrainian





  # More vendor encodings
  AdobeStandardEncoding
  nextstep
  gsm0338       # used in GSM handsets
  hp-roman8



DESCRIPTION

To find how to use this module in detail, see Encode.

SEE ALSO

Encode


perl v5.8.8 Encode::Byte (3pm) 2001-09-21
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