unidecode broken on Intel Macs?

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Wed Aug 1 08:51:33 EDT 2007

Hi Klaus,

Unicode is not broken on Intel Macs (at least not more than usual).  
It just works the same way as on Intel PC's. Mind the endian.

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille


Economy-x-Talk Consulting and Software Engineering

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Op 1-aug-2007, om 14:45 heeft Klaus Major het volgende geschreven:

> Hi friends,
> maybe I missed this, but looks like unidecode broken is on Intel Macs?
> OS X 10.4.10Rev 2.8.1 gm3 (or whatever was the last build)
> I developed a routine on an G5 to import VCF cards in 2.x AND 3.x  
> format.
> Format 3.x comes (from addressbook) in uniencod-ed.
> Then I simply:
> put unidecode(var_in_uniencoded_format) into var_in_2_format
> and could work with the data in "var_in_2_format".
> Now on my Intel Mac mini "var_in_2_format" is EMPTY afterwards?
> What gives? Is this alreday "Quality Center"ed?
> Could not find a hint there...
> Regards
> Klaus Major
> klaus at major-k.de
> http://www.major-k.de

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