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Windows encoding utilities

From: Deke Smith <deke@tallent.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 98 13:08:50 -0500
To: "www international" <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1305652767-175331683@tallent.com>
On the Macintosh, when Apple's Mac Runtime for Java is installed it 
installs a system extension, "Text Encoding Converter." A tool has been 
written to easily access the functions of this extension from scripting 
environments to convert text from one encoding to another 
(http://www.bekkoame.ne.jp/~iimori/sw/TECOSAX.html). For example, within 
Frontier a script can convert text easily by calling the method 
TEC.convertText (originalText, oldEncoding, newEncoding).

Windows NT, in particular, deals well with multiple text encodings. Is 
there a similar extension/dll/API in the Windows world that can help 
scripters/programmers with this task?

Deke Smith
Tallent Communications Group, Brentwood TN
deke@tallent.com, 615-661-9878
" The best way to predict the future is to invent it. " 
       - Alan Kay 
Received on Tuesday, 22 September 1998 14:08:54 UTC

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