[I18n-sig] naming codecs

Andy Robinson andy@reportlab.com
Thu, 7 Dec 2000 08:53:33 -0000

> GNU Emacs gives the name "iso-2022-7bit" to the encoding that
> can encode JIS X 0201 Katakana.  However, this name is too big
> to use for the ISO-2022-JP variant, since iso-2022-7bit can
> encode all character sets that GNU Emacs supports.
How about "iso-2022-hwkk"?  I think somebody who knows Japanese
information processing will probably guess this, and they will
certainly not forget it.

- Andy Robinson