Died Creator of the KOI8-R encoding Andrey Chernov Ache
MOSCOW, 17 Aug — RIA Novosti. Andrey Chernov Ache, who created the first Russian standardized coding, has died. About this Facebook said the media Manager Demyan Kudryavtsev.
Died Andrey Chernov Ache. The author of the encoding KOI8-R.
— Demian Kudryavtsev (@kudriavtsev) 16 Aug 2017
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According to the Facebook user Eugene Budanov, in recent years, Chernov was seriously ill and almost never left the house. What exactly was he sick, was not specified.
According to Budanov, Chernova was found dead at home, cause of death not yet reported.
Chernov has developed a KOI8-R for Cyrillic in the early 90s. He also participated in the launch of the first Internet channel between Russia and the West.