Re: Questions regarding utf-8
Sebastian Rittau <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 07:50:50PM -0400, Bob Hilliard wrote:
>> 2. What is the best available filter to convert from encoding X
>> to 7 bit ASCII?
> iconv is the generic libc-based converter:
> iconv --from=SRC-ENCODING --to=DST-ENCODING SRC-FILE >DST-FILE
With glibc I'd use
iconv --from=SRC-ENCODING --to=DST-ENCODING//TRANSLIT
if it is acceptable to change the length of strings. This will replace
e.g. the Euro-Symbol with "EUR".