Origin of the digital encoding of accented characters for Esperanto

Richard Wordingham richard.wordingham at ntlworld.com
Mon Mar 23 14:54:07 CDT 2015

On Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:44:10 -0700
Ken Whistler <kenwhistler at att.net> wrote:

> And the question, instead, then becomes tracking down through
> the ancient history of JTC1/SC2/WG3 (<-- Note *3*, not *2*),
> why the participants who drafted 8859-3 felt it was important
> to include the Esperanto letters in the repertoire for the South
> European set back in 1986. That date, by the way, is earlier than
> anything I have firsthand records for.

Perhaps its more an odds and sods collection.

Esperanto was once significant, so one should not be surprised that it
should be supported.


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