ISO 8957:1996 

Information and documentation - Hebrew alphabet coded character sets for bibliographic information interchange


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Specifies two coded Hebrew character sets. Set 1 contains 78 characters including 74 basic characters needed in Hebrew texts. Set 2 contains 51 additional characters used in combination with basic characters in some older Hebrew texts. The sets may be used in a 7-bit or an 8-bit environment in accordance with ISO/IEC 2022.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date1996-12-16
Available language(s)English
TC/SCISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2 - Coded character setsrss
ICS35.040.10 - Coding of character sets
File size1879 KB

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