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data directionality
Refers to the direction text will appear on the screen; left-to-right or
righ t-to-left.
data ordering
Refers to the arrangement of data within a file, internal buffer, or during a
transfer to or from peripherals. The modes of data ordering are "keyboard
(phonetic) order" and "screen order".
default search path
The sequence of directory prefixes that
sh, csh,
and other HP -UX
commands apply when searching for a file known by an incomplete
path name.
It
is defined by PATH in
environ.
Log in sets PATH
=
. : bin: /usr /bin,
which means that your working directory is the first
directory searched, followed by
/bin,
followed by
/usr/bin.
directionality
See data directionality.
downshifting
GI
The provision for producing lowercase letters by using the
[Shift)
key, or a
ossary
.
f
h
.
1
h
converSIon
0
an uppercase c aracter to ItS owercase c aracter.
ECMA
The European Computer Manufacturers Association standards
organization.
encoding scheme
A set of rules for parsing a byte stream into a group of coded characters.
EUC
(Extended Unix Code) An encoding scheme defined by AT&T
usa
Pacific
to support multi-byte character sets. EUC comprises a primary code set
(CSO) which is 7 bit ASCII, and three supplementary code sets that can be
any character set that the user chooses. These code sets are distinguished
by the high bit of the code and the single-shift characters (SS2 and SS3).
external code
Character data that is used for system-to-system or system-to-peripheral
communications. Equivalent to transmission code.
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