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Re[2]: [Haskell-cafe] UTF-16 to UTF-8

Subject: Re[2]: [Haskell-cafe] UTF-16 to UTF-8
From: Bulat Ziganshin
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2010 16:16:33 +0300
Hello Gunther,

Thursday, January 28, 2010, 4:07:07 PM, you wrote:

> thanks for the tip, but how do I use the library?
> I can't really make out how to feed it UTF-16 and get String (UTF-8) back.

Haskell String type isn't UTF-8 encoded. it's [Char] where Char is in
UCS-4 aka UTF-32 :)

> BTW: I need this function because I'm using HDBC-ODBC with MS Access and
> in MS Access apparently every string is in UTF-16.

look at withTString and its friends:

http://hamaoka.org/ghc6/libraries/Win32/src/System-Win32-Types.html


> Am 28.01.10 12:47, schrieb Ivan Lazar Miljenovic:
>> Gunther Schmidt<[email protected]>  writes:
>>    
>>> is there a library which converts from utf-16 to utf-8?
>>>      
>> The text library can (you can also choose between big and little endian
>> UTF-16).
>>
>>    
>>> Gunther
>>>
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