Re: txt encoding conversion
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 17:20:40 GMT
>> using "file" on a txt file I just get "ASCII text", whatever the
>> encoding is.
> You are still talking in Win-doze mode. Just because a file ends with
> the three letters txt does not mean that file will declare it to be
> ASCII text. Fortunately, the Unix/linux file tools are more intelligent
> than to believe that the end of a file name imbues a file with magical
I know it: in fact I didn't say it did depend on the extension...
If I ran "file" it just tells me whether it is an ASCII text or not, but
it doesn't tell me which encoding it is.
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