character sets- missing feature?

Robert Brenstein rjb at rz.uni-potsdam.de
Wed Oct 1 05:23:01 EDT 2003


>  >From the documentation, it seems that ISOtoMac
>  >handles only 8859-1. Other encodings would surely
>>be a welcome addition to this function. This
>>workaround will enable you to show  the Polish
>>text above in a Revolution field:
>Yeah support for polish as a language will be in 2.1.1. So you'll be able to
>use
>
>set the unicodetext of fld 1 to uniencode(sometext,"polish")
>
>Tuviah Snyder <tuviah at runrev.com> <http://www.runrev.com/>
>Runtime Revolution Limited - Software at the Speed of Thought
>

But how does uniencode know what the current encoding of sometext is? 
It can be 8859-2 but also MacCE or Windows-1250. Even more options 
are for example for Russian (Cyrillic).

Robert Brenstein



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