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GNU Miscfiles

Collection of various files

Miscfiles is a collection of data files for airport codes, zip codes, a dictionary, and more.

Files include:

  • abbrevs.talk, abbrevs.gen — Some common abbreviations used in electronic communication
  • airport — List of three letter codes for some major airports
  • ascii — A map of the ascii character set
  • bcp-index.txt — Best Current Practice indexes. Internet standardization documents
  • birthtoken — Traditional stone and flower for each month
  • cities.dat — geographic coordinates of many major cities
  • connectives — English `connectives'; prepositions, pronouns, and the like
  • countries — country abbreviations and names and capital cities
  • currency — currency abbreviations and names
  • fyi-index.txt — For Your Information indexes. Internet standardization documents
  • GNU-manifesto — The GNU Manifesto
  • inter.phone — International country telephone codes
  • languages — two-letter codes for languages, from ISO 639-1
  • latin1 — like `ascii'; describing the ISO Latin-1 character set
  • mailinglists — Description of all the public Project GNU related mailing lists
  • na.phone — North American (+1) telephone area codes
  • na.postalcodes — postal codes for US states and Canadian provinces
  • operator — Precedence table for operators in the C language
  • propernames — Some common proper names
  • rfc-index.txt — Request for comments indexes. Internet standardization documents
  • std-index.txt — Standard indexes of internet standardization documents
  • std-index.txt — Indexes of internet standardization documents
  • top-level.domains — Top-level domains, based on IANA
  • unicode — The official Unicode character set table
  • web2 — Webster's Second International English wordlist
  • web2a — Webster's Second Internations appendix english wordlist

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version 1.5 (stable)
released on 16 November 2010

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License:GFDLJanet Casey27 March 2001

Leaders and contributors

Imran Ghory Contributor
Thomas Bushnell Contributor
Behdad Esfahbod Maintainer
Roozbeh Pournader Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/miscfiles
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/miscfiles
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/miscfiles.git
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:bug-miscfiles@gnu.org

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 February 2018.


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