Codecs for ISO 8859-11 (Thai) and 8859-16 (Romanian)

Richard Brodie R.Brodie at
Wed Jul 28 15:00:33 CEST 2004

"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at> wrote in message news:4106C84C.2000505 at

> ISO-8859-11 is actually very difficult to implement, as it is unclear
> whether the characters \x80..\x9F are assigned in this character set
> or not. In fact, it is unclear whether the character set contains
> even C0.

That seems like a very fine distinction to me; the Unicode mapping tables
are the same for those points as in ISO-8859-1, so what's the difference?

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