uniencode(utf8Text, "unicode") vs uniencode(utf8Text) vs uniencode(utf8Text, "UTF16")

Kee Nethery kee at kagi.com
Wed Mar 30 13:22:03 EDT 2011


The uniencode taking something and encoding it into unicode (rather than taking unicode and encoding it into something) explains why uniencode(utf8Text,"unicode") does not work. The second parameter is supposed to be what you have that you want converted into UTF16.

Kee


On Mar 29, 2011, at 5:52 PM, Kee Nethery wrote:

> Why do uniencode(utf8Text) and uniencode(utf8Text,"UTF16") convert UTF8 text into something whereas uniencode(utf8Text,"unicode") produces no output?
> 
> Am I doing something wrong or is this a known bug?
> 
> Kee Nethery
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