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Subject Re: [PATCH] APR wrapper for iconv
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2000 12:41:59 GMT
In a recent note, David Reid said:

> Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 09:55:29 +0100
> It's my understanding (and I'm probably 100% wrong here) that most Unix's
> and other OS's won't need this code?  If that's the case then can you add it
> in a directory for the OS you're working on?  Then just add support for the
> OS into the configure script and that should get teh code building for you.
> I think last time we talked about it, we said we'd have no-ops for Unix and
> any other platform that didn't require the functions.  these should probably
> in the form of mscros (as someone suggested).
iconv is a POSIX utility whose function is not restricted to EBCDIC systems.
It supports conversions among various national flavors of ASCII.  In fact,
Solaris provides an iconv which has no support for EBCDIC.

(It was probably superfluous to quote 600 lines of code.)

-- gil

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