ISO 8859 material

For a short introduction to the ISO 8859 character sets, see the section on ISO 8859 in my character code tutorial and Roman Czyborra's famous ISO 8859 Alphabet Soup.

I have composed the following more detailed documents:


There is an excellent online character database by Indrek Hein at the Institute of the Estonian Language. You can e.g. search for Unicode characters by name or code position, get lists of differences or conversion between some character sets (such as the ISO 8859 family and many others), and get lists of characters needed for different languages.


Date of last update: 2005-12-02.

Jukka Korpela.