Re: Questions regarding utf-8
Thanks to all who replied to my recent question on this subject.
Andreas Metzler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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".
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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