Re: OFF-TOPIC: Converting latin-1 to unicode

On Mon, 13 Nov 2000, [ISO-8859-1] Gustavo Joćo Alves Marques Carneiro wrote:

>   I need to convert a string in whatever encoding used by the system (I
> use latin-1) to unicode. I need it to render strings with freetype -- the
> font I'm using uses unicode encoding. 
>   I looked at iconv, but it seems to convert only between different
> multibyte encodings. I also looked at libunicode, but couldn't find the
> function I need.

iconv("UTF-8", "ISO-8859-1"); ?
iconv("UCS-2", "ISO-8859-1");

see iconv --list at the shell for a list of encodings supported.

Robert Brady
robert suse co uk

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