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Re: Using iconv in stand-alone info

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: Using iconv in stand-alone info
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2015 20:53:40 +0000

On 21 December 2015 at 20:24, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> No, cp1255 doesn't have it, if I understand what you are asking.  The
> problem is that some cp1255 characters are combining characters, so
> libiconv composes them with the preceding character into a single
> codepoint of the corresponding precomposed character, and only after
> that produces the UTF-8 sequence of that codepoint.  So it needs to be
> told there will be no next character for it to output the last UTF-8
> sequence.

Yes, I see how that could be a problem. (I suppose with the benefit of
hindsight, it would have been better to have had the combining
character appear first.)

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