Re: Unicode C/C++ Library

From: Keld J|rn Simonsen (
Date: Thu Oct 02 1997 - 06:16:02 EDT

Herve Poirier writes:

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> Is somebody aware of a C/C++ library containing Unicode String and File
> handling functionalities (Conversion from/to common charsets, pre
> composition-decomposition, string comparison, case conversion, save/read
> file in UCS2, UTF8...) runnning on Windows 9x/NT and UNIX, either as a
> freeware or commercial software.

There is a freely available package with source that handles 10646
and conversions to and from character sets, together with i18n
functionality such as string comparison, case conversion etc.
It is available in
It is a version of the GNU libc with regards to i18n, and it also
includes utilities such as localedef. It does not carry a
GNU copyleft copyright, you are free to modify it and do whatever
you want with it.


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