is a product designed specifically to support the Turkish
alphabet. In addition to English, the Turkish 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 Turkish
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 Turkish 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 Turkish.
He/She can even mix Turkish and English characters and
text within one document with a keystroke. Such bilingual
power and elegance was never before possible under UNIX.
following features are available on LANGBOX-TUR:
keyboard : The keyboard mapping may be switched
to English or Turkish by a simple keystroke. Turkish
letters are indicated by keyboard stickers. The Accute,
Grave, Circumflex, Tilde and Diaeresis accents are available
with dead keys.
codeset : The following character codesets are supported
Turkish extension (PC AT and XT).
Commands and Utilities
kinds of commands are added under the LANGBOX-TUR
LANGBOX-TUR 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; tush
bilingual LANGBOX-TUR and UNIX commands and utilities
commands and utilities are the following :
charset, tload, tloadp, fid, kbdcomp, kbdinit, tstty, tdisp, tind,
txtract, tconvert, codeset, omapinit..
commands return national (English or Turkish) 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, etc... The support of pure
X Window/Motif application interface is available with
the separate XLANGBOX-TUR package.
supports the following character codesets:
to Interactive UNIX System V, SCO UNIX System V, SCO
Xenix, IBM AIX PS/2, CDC EP/IX
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-TUR
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