[svlug] ISO-8859-1 input (was: Linux for my mom?)

David Hummel ddhummel at pacbell.net
Sun Nov 30 18:38:54 PST 2003


On Sun, Nov 30, 2003 at 08:29:48AM PST, Marc MERLIN wrote:
>
> On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 05:40:04AM -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
> >
> > I have been running RH9 and it's pretty nice.
>
> With that UTF-8 crammed down your throat crap, you cannot input single
> byte ISO-8859-1 accents anymore.

How does one input ISO-8859-1 characters (or any non-ASCII characters
for that matter)?  I suppose it depends on the shell or editor one is
using, but what tools/editors/environments are people using to
accomplish this?

David Hummel
Genomics & Gene Discovery
WRRC/ARS/USDA




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