Registration of a Ukrainian Cyrillic Character Set KOI8-RU (as extension to Russian KOI8-R and ISO-IR-111)

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Author Yuri Demchenko 
Last updated 1997-11-14 (latest revision 1997-11-13)
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This document provides information about widely used in Ukrainian Internet community (including Ukraine and worldwide Ukrainian speaking community)character set for mail and news exchange as well as for presentation WWW information resources in Ukrainian language. ''KOI8-RU'' (KOI8 Russian and Ukrainian) summarises and completes de-facto standard koi8-u accepted by all Ukrainian community in the Internet and unofficially published at many sites. KOI8-RU is compatible with KOI8-R (RFC 1489) in all Cyrillic Letters and completes it with four Ukrainian letters which locations are complaint with ISO-IR-111. KOI8-RU should be registered to support and facilitate general and cultural information content development and dissemination. Support of Ukrainian language in new software product is restrained by absent of officially registered and widely published de-facto used Ukrainian charset.


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