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Re: SHIFT-JIS to UTF0-8 conversion

From: Alexander Pohoyda <alexander.pohoyda@gmx.net>
Date: 20 Apr 2003 10:02:44 +0200
To: Indira Viswanathan <Indira.Viswanathan@xilinx.com> (by way of Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>)
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <87r87x1tqz.fsf@oak.pohoyda.family>

Indira Viswanathan <Indira.Viswanathan@xilinx.com> (by way of Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>) writes:

> We need to convert thousands of files from SHIFT-JIS to UTF-8.  Do you
> know of a command line utility that can run on UNIX to convert these
> documents.

There is a GNU tool called iconv:
$iconv -f SHIFT-JIS -t UTF-8 inputfile > outputfile
Available at least on Linux and FreeBSD.

Alexander Pohoyda
Received on Sunday, 20 April 2003 04:03:00 UTC

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