is a product designed specifically to support the Greek
alphabet. In addition to English, the Greek languages
is 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 Greek 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 Greek with little or no adjustement.
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 Greek.
He/She can even mix Greek and English characters and
text within one document with a keystroke. Such bilingual
power and elegance was never before possible under UNIX.
the best existing "English-only" applications
in Greek with no modification.
switch between Greek and English.
UNIX commands in Greek or English.
system messages in Greek or English.
select storage codeset.
Greek products and bilingual applications without
existing "English-only" applications into
the Greek world.
applications that meet the highest Greek 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 Greek market.
international opportunities through our special cooperation
following features are available on LANGBOX-HEL:
keyboard : The keyboard mapping may be switched
to English or Greek by a simple keystroke. Greek letters
are indicated by keyboard stickers. The Tonos, Dialetica
and Tonos-dialetica accents are available with dead
codeset : The following character codesets are supported
Greek extension (PC AT and XT).
Commands and Utilities
kinds of commands are added under the LANGBOX-HEL
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; hesh for
charset, hload, hloadp, fid, kbdcomp, kbdinit, hstty,
hdisp, hind, hxtract, hconvert, codeset, omapinit..
commands return national (English or Greek) 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-HEL package.
to Interactive UNIX System V, SCO UNIX System V, SCO
Xenix, IBM AIX PS/2, CDC EP/IX, Data General DG/UX,
Silicon Graphics IRIX 5.3 (under the "GLM"
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-HEL
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