Talk:ISO/IEC 8859-6

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I've corrected the charset table using [1].

Still needs exansion in text, references, and the charset tables should at some point be programmatically generated to eliminate the possibility of typos.

See also Talk:ISO_8859, Wikipedia:Featured_article_candidates#ISO_8859, and Wikipedia:Peer_review#Two_articles_on_typographical_characters

Pjacobi 13:34, 14 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Coverage[edit]

Might explain that it fails to cover the needs of any language other than Arabic itself -- it's conspicuously lacking characters used in Persian, Urdu, Pashto, etc. AnonMoos (talk) 09:19, 4 September 2011 (UTC)

Was it possibly designed only for Arabic, not for "scripts using the Arabic Alphabet"?Spitzak (talk) 00:20, 14 April 2013 (UTC)
I'm sure that was the case, but practical code pages by computer manufacturers generally included at least the main Persian and Urdu characters, and it seems a little odd that there are so many undefined gaps in the standard which could have been used for such characters... AnonMoos (talk) 12:35, 14 April 2013 (UTC)

Numbers under the characters[edit]

One needs to explain what's the number under the characters, like 60C etc. These seems to correspond to the Unicode representation of these characters, but is this part of the discussed standard? בוקי סריקי (talk) 09:57, 19 November 2014 (UTC)

See http://www.unicode.org/Public/MAPPINGS/ISO8859/8859-6.TXT -- AnonMoos (talk) 02:27, 8 December 2014 (UTC)