Re: C Programming for Unicode

From: Helena Shih (
Date: Tue Oct 17 2000 - 19:30:44 EDT

My apology, I didn't realize glibc also supports Unicode collation
algorithm. If so, yes, my statement underestimated the support in glibc
quite a bit.

----- Original Message -----
> I'm afraid this is a little bit of understatement fow what glibc can do
> (among other things, glibc can do collation like any other C library can
> do with appropriate locales) . It would be a good description of iconv
> and friends in glibc ( any C library with iconv supporting many encodings
> ). In case glibc is too big to install on the target platform, there's
> also a standalone free (LGPLed) libiconv (developed by Bruno Haible )
> that offers iconv(3) for a lot of encodings.
> Jungshik Shin

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