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Less

May 26, 2018

Enhanced less(1) supporting iso-2022-jp and UTF-8

Less is a program similar to more1, but which allows backward movement in the file as well as forward movement. Also, less does not have to read the entire input file before starting, so with large input files it starts up faster than text editors like vi1.

This enhanced less support ISO 2022 code extension techniqes and Japanese codesEUC Japanese, SJIS and compressedor gzipped file viewing. The author of the patch is jam@pobox.com, and the UTF-8 support patch is written by bogytech.

WWW http//web.archive.org/web/20070220213232/http//www25.big.or.jp/~jam/less WWW http//bogytech.blogspot.jp/search/label/jless