Analyzes text files according to the Indian national standard
ISCII Utilities contains two programs that analyze text files encoded according to the Indian Script Code for Information Interchange (ISCII), the Indian national standard. IsciiName identifies each code, printing the byte offset, the code in hex, and an explanation of the meaning of the code. ATR codes for writing system transition and display mode are interpreted. CountIsciiChars counts the codes in an ISCII file and classifies them according to their type and function. Its original purpose was to compute accurate letter counts for reading studies, but this information is also useful when processing ISCII-encoded text.
9 March 2005
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