is a product designed specifically to support all languages
that use the Cyrillic alphabet. In addition to English,
these languages are supported with keyboard mapping,
system messages, screen and display management, collating
sequences, and date and time routine services.
is an extension to the UNIX operating system Kernel.
A virtual driver or a STREAMS module is added to the
kernel, processing on exceptional basis the Cyrillic
characters. A special shell and a variety of commands
are added to complete the package.
will permit staff in your office to share and use existing
UNIX applications in Cyrillic with little or no adjustment.
With LANGBOX's load and go transparency a user can obtain
an English word processor, data base manager, spreadsheet
or any 8-bit clean application and use it immediately
- with no modification to the application - in Cyrillic.
He/She can even mix Cyrillic and English characters
and text within one document with a keystroke. Such
bilingual power and elegance was never before possible
the best existing "English-only" applications
in Cyrillic with no modification.
switch between Cyrillic and English.
UNIX commands in Cyrillic or English.
system messages in Cyrillic or English.
select storage codeset.
Cyrillic products and bilingual applications without
existing "English-only" applications into
the Cyrillic world.
applications that meet the highest Cyrillic standards.
the Distributors and VARs
new markets with new products/systems that meet local
your customer base with bilingual product offerings.
your total offering to the East European markets.
international opportunities through our special cooperation
following features are available on LANGBOX-CYR:
keyboard : The keyboard mapping may be switched
to English or Cyrillic by a simple keystroke. Cyrillic
letters are indicated by keyboard stickers.
codeset : The following character codesets are supported
Cyrillic extension (PC AT and XT).
Commands and Utilities
kinds of commands are added under the LANGBOX-CYR
LANGBOX-CYR shell :
offers two specific shells allowing :
setting of environment variable.
font management and the display processing depending
on the language selected.
shells are: ensh for English; cysh
bilingual LANGBOX-CYR and UNIX commands and
commands and utilities are the following :
charset, cload, cloadp, fid, kbdcomp, kbdinit, cstty, cdisp, cind,
cxtract, cconvert, codeset, omapinit..
commands return national (English or Cyrillic) state
or error messages depending on the shell selected.
new function library is specially added internationalization
of applications and string extraction.
Emulation on all Unix Graphic User Interfaces based
on X Window are supported. This includes Open Desktop
of SCO xterm on X Window and Open Window of Sun, Suncmd
and Suntool on SUNVIEW,...etc. The support of pure X
Window/Motif application interface is available with
the separate XLANGBOX-CYR package.
supports the following character codesets:
to Interactive UNIX System V, SCO UNIX System V, SCO
Xenix, IBM AIX PS/2, CDC EP/IX, Data General DG/UX,
equipment running any above mentioned version of UNIX.
For display devices and terminals, support is available
for: Wyse Model 60, HP 700/43, Dec VT320.
printers, support is available for IBM proprinter II
and III, EPSON LQ, and HP laserjet plus and Postscript
PC's platform, the EGA (8x14) or VGA (9x16) modes are
supported with the virtual screens.
terminals and printers supporting one of the LANGBOX-CYR
codesets or downloadable are supported.
consists of a core system supplied in binary machine
readable format on floppies, DAT or QIC tapes and/or
CDROM, together with documentation, and local keyboard