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Re: Questions regarding utf-8

     Thanks to all who replied to my recent question on this subject.

     Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> wrote:

> With glibc I'd use
> if it is acceptable to change the length of strings. This will replace
> e.g. the Euro-Symbol with "EUR".

     Without //TRANSLIT, iconv fails if DST-ENCODING is US or ASCII,
but with //TRANSLIT, all characters that aren't included in ASCII are
rendered as `?'.  This useful, but not as useful as the conversions
performed by recode.  Where is `//TRANSLIT' documented?


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