Re: JIS-to-Unicode shell utility tester(s) wanted

From: Martin J. Dürst (
Date: Thu Aug 28 1997 - 11:47:41 EDT

On Thu, 28 Aug 1997, Jeroen Hellingman wrote:

> A couple of years ago there was a little tool called tcs, for converting
> to and from a number of character sets. I have the sources at home,
> but was not able to locate more resent versions.

It's still around, but mostly the same as in old times. Bell-labs have
changed owner recently, so it's a bit difficult to find. The current
URL is:

Only for serious systems (==UNIX :-)!

> It supports various
> forms of JIS, BIG5, etc, and a whole lot of 8-bit sets. I have worked
> my self on extending it for ISCII (Indian scripts).

I would be very interested in that extension.

Regards, Martin.

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