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Re: Validator on NT4 - Iconv problems

From: Brian Gilkison <gilkison@one.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2001 22:14:36 -0400
Message-Id: <200106200214.WAA26156@shell.one.net>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Martin, David,

Are you both rolling your own versions of Perl, or are you using
ActiveState's version?  If the latter, Text::Iconv was added to the PPM
archives at my request (see
and works fine; I installed using PPM from their archives...


On 14 Jun 2001, Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org> wrote:
>Have you had any progress? If you don't get libiconv to work,
>it may be possible to replace the call to Text::Iconv with
>a call to some other library or filter. One solution would
>be Uniconv, downloadable at http://rosette.basistech.com/demo.html.
>That would be an external program, which would be slower than
>a library, but I guess it should be okay. One problem is that
>you have to match the 'charset'/'encoding' labels registered
>by IANA and the labels that uniconv is using. There is a
>similar problem for iconv, and I'm currently working on it.
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