Re: UTF-8: Michael takes the plunge

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue Apr 06 1999 - 09:13:43 EDT

Ar 02:09 -0700 1999-04-06, scríobh Markus Kuhn:

>GNU recode does provide UTF-8 <-> anything conversion

I bet you a pint this won't run on my Macintosh.

>Another alternative is this Perl program that replaces HTML/SGML
>numerical character references by the corresponding UTF-8 sequences and
>is excellently suited to quickly enter UTF-8 test documents:

What if my HTML doesn't use "numerical character references"?

>You can get a Perl interpreter from
>and there is even a Mac version on

Yes, and 3.5 MB it was to download too. But I have no idea what I should do
with it and what you sent earlier.

Repeat after me: Not everyone is a programmer. Everyone is not a
programmer. Programmers are a tiny subset of the population of the world.

About as cheerily as possible,

Michael Everson, Everson Gunn Teoranta **
15 Port Chaeimhghein Íochtarach; Baile Átha Cliath 2; Éire/Ireland
Guthán: +353 1 478-2597 ** Facsa: +353 1 478-2597 (by arrangement)
27 Páirc an Fhéithlinn;  Baile an Bhóthair;  Co. Átha Cliath; Éire

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Tue Jul 10 2001 - 17:20:45 EDT