Re: Save text as unicode

You could save in UTF-16 :-)

Most unix applications don't use UTF-8, they use the user's locale
charset. They *should* use UTF-8, but that's another story ;-)


On Thu, 2002-03-07 at 10:53, Olaf FrXczyk wrote:
> On 2002.03.07 15:27:37 +0100 Carlos Morgado wrote:
> > yes, you're right. i misread the problem.
> > doesn't pango in gnome2 provide this ?
> > 
> Pango is not needed. Iconv function is enough, and is in glibc.
> And it is used by balsa for printing already.
> AFAIK pango is for font rendering, and has nothing to do with files.
> But, as Brian Stafford said, windows use UTF-16, and most unix 
> applications UTF-8.
> So it is not possible to have a text file which is read both by windows 
> and linux applications.
> Ugly.
> Regards,
> Olaf Fraczyk 
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