unidecode broken on Intel Macs?
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Wed Aug 1 08:16:35 CDT 2007
The bytes in a word in a Unicode document created on a big-endian
processor, such as the Macintosh, are arranged in an order opposite
to that of the bytes in a word in a document created on an Intel
processor. This means that you may have to revert all bytes in your
unicode stream. For example 0xe0a1 becomes 0xa1e0. You need to
experiment a little with this, because there is a bug that may cause
a need for conversion to 0x1a0e.
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Op 1-aug-2007, om 14:54 heeft Klaus Major het volgende geschreven:
> Dag Mark,
>> 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.
> Ah, I see...
> ??? :-)
> Maybe you could get a TINY BIT more specific?
>> Best regards,
>> Mark Schonewille
>> Economy-x-Talk Consulting and Software Engineering
> Klaus Major
> klaus at major-k.de
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