A character code. This is an integer.
A character set. Legal values for
Additionally, on Windows,
can be a valid Windows code page identifier.
The character represented by code . If code is not a legal code in the specified set, the return value is undefined.
Returns the character that has the code
(an integer) in the coded character set specified by
, if that character is not represented in the Lisp character set. Note that a coded character set is not the same thing as an external format.
(+ (* 100 row) column)
(+ (* 256 first-byte) second-byte)
is Shift-JIS encoded in the same way. Strictly speaking, EUC and Shift-JIS are not coded character sets, but encodings of the JIS sets, but the encoding is easily expressed as an integer, so the same interface to it is used.