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NAME ^

Encode::DosHebrew - DOS Hebrew Encoding

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Encode;
  use Encode::DosHebrew;
  use File::BOM;

  # Hebrew word for "newspaper"
  my $dosTxt = "\x92\xA0\xFA\xED\x8F\xA7";

  open $outF, ">:utf8:via(File::BOM)", 'unicode.txt'
          or die "can't write: $!\n";
  print $outF decode('DosHebrew', $dosTxt), "\n";
  close $outF;

ABSTRACT ^

This module implements a DOS 8-bit encoding of Hebrew, which includes vowels (nikud), as well as pointed (dagesh) consonants, in addition to the standard consonants. It is a superset of Code page 862 (which includes only consonants).

Although data files exist that use this "DosHebrew" encoding, its origin is unclear, and there are no known standards which describe it.

BUGS ^

Only the "decode" function is implemented at this time.

DESCRIPTION ^

To find how to use this module in detail, see Encode.

SEE ALSO ^

Encode

AUTHOR ^

Tzadik Vanderhoof, <tzadikv@cpan.org>

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