National-character conversion

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Wed Jan 31 11:10:41 UTC 2007

On 31/01/07, Tim <ignored_mailbox at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 11:50 +0100, Albert A. Modderkolk wrote:
> > Is there a tool that converts, for example, the u-umlaut into the ü
> > symbol?  Would be nice if it could convert any national-language
> > characters.
> If you mean within HTML files, you can use HTML tidy and specify options
> about input and output encoding.  Though, in this day and age, we've
> probably got to the stage where you're better off using UTF-8, rather
> than entities.

I second that. Set your locale to utf-8 and enjoy all it's benefits.

Dotan Cohen

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