Character set sucktitude

Rafael Garcia-Suarez rgarciasuarez at
Tue May 22 13:19:20 BST 2007

On 22/05/07, Luke Ross <luke at> wrote:
> My initial thought was libiconv, but as different tools aren't permitted
> I'm going to cheat and suggest Text::Iconv. libiconv supports MacRoman,
> but deciding which alias you need may require trial and error (I'm
> guessing it's "MAC". Or possibly "MACINTOSH").

May I point out, for completeness, that Encode comes with piconv(1), a
nice clone of iconv(1) written in perl on top of Encode.

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