Yeah, it may not be apparent that the "-cp-" in the middle stands for
"codepage" and can be dropped without losing information. Just an
indication that the chosen name is derived from "ebcdic-cp-us" (and
possibly noting that it refers to IBM037) would be enough, I think.

On 14 December 2015 at 23:34, U.NAKAMURA <usa / garbagecollect.jp> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> In message "[ruby-cvs:60264] duerst:r53112 (trunk): * enc/ebcdic.h: new
> dummy encoding EBCDIC-US"
>   on Mon, 14 Dec 2015 22:11:33 +0900 (JST), duerst / ruby-lang.org wrote:
> >     * enc/ebcdic.h: new dummy encoding EBCDIC-US
>
> This is great!
>
> But I want to know where the name 'EBCDIC-US' came from.
>
> I guess this is the encoding that is named as 'IBM037' by IANA,
> and it's aliases are 'ebcdic-cp-us' and so on.
>
> I'n not against for 'EBCDIC-US'.
> But, if we use this as the real name, we should explain the reason.
>
>
> Regards,
> --
> U.Nakamaura <usa / garbagecollect.jp>
>
>


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