Re: mbstowcs and UNICODE

From: Gianni Mariani (
Date: Thu Dec 04 1997 - 11:31:21 EST

The XPG-4 codeset conversion API is the iconv(3) API. This is not supported

in NT.

SGI and HP support ISO10646, I don't know what SUN supports.

You can teach the SGI mbstowcs to do UTF-8 <-> wide char conversion but SGI
does not support a Unicode locale as of yet.

Beni Hoffman wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm working on a project that needs to convert different character sets
> to Unicode and vice versa, on several platforms.
> In the NT platform this can actually be done by calling the ANSI C
> functions mbstowcs and wcstombs.
> Do you have any idea if these functions do conversion to and from UNICODE
> on SUN,HP,VMS,MVS,AS400?
> Are there other native functions to do these conversions ?
> Thanx,
> Beni Hoffman
> Level8 Systems 03-5582608

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