ISO/IEC 8859-10

ISO 8859-10, also known as Latin-6, is an 8-bit character encoding, part of the ISO 8859 standard. It was designed to cover the Nordic languages, deemed as being of more use for them than ISO 8859-4.

ISO-8859-10 is the IANA charset name for this standard used together with the control codes from ISO/IEC 6429 for the C0 (0x00-0x1F) and C1 (0x80-0x9F) parts. Escape sequences (from ISO/IEC 6429 or ISO/IEC 2022) are not to be interpreted. This charset has aliases iso-ir-157, l6, ISO_8859-10:1992, csISOLatin6 and latin6.

Codepage layout

In the table above, 20 is the regular SPACE character, and A0 is the NO-BREAK SPACE. AD is a SOFT HYPHEN, which should not appear at all in compliant web browsers.

Code values 00-1F, 7F, and 80-9F are not assigned to characters by ISO/IEC 8859-10.

External links

* [http://www.iso.org/iso/en/CatalogueDetailPage.CatalogueDetail?CSNUMBER=28254&ICS1=35&ICS2=40&ICS3= ISO/IEC 8859-10:1998]
* [http://anubis.dkuug.dk/JTC1/SC2/WG3/docs/n415.pdf ISO/IEC 8859-10:1998] - 8-bit single-byte coded graphic character sets, Part 10: Latin alphabet No. 6 "(draft dated February 12, 1998, published July 15, 1998)"
* [http://www.ecma-international.org/publications/standards/Ecma-144.htm Standard ECMA-144] : 8-Bit Single-Byte Coded Character Sets - Latin Alphabet No. 6 "3rd edition (December 2000)"
* [http://www.itscj.ipsj.or.jp/ISO-IR/157.pdf ISO-IR 157] Latin Alphabet No. 6, Supplementary Set "(September 7, 1992)"


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