Basic Latin

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Basic Latin is the default character suite used at DP.

It contains the basic letters of the Latin alphabet, punctuation, numerals, and symbols, and many letters of the Latin alphabet with diacritical marks. It is nearly identical to the Latin-1 character encoding that DP used before switching to Unicode.

Language coverage

Basic Latin includes characters to cover common usage of languages including English, French, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Italian, and Swedish.