[Yazlist] marc8 to UTF8 conversion
mike at indexdata.com
Thu Sep 4 14:12:58 CEST 2008
Lamon Jean-Pierre writes:
> Hi Mike,
> I'm really sorry. When I read my answer again, it looks actually
> like an impolite one. Be sure it's not. I appreciate too much your
> work and help. But I don't know how to describe my problem deeper.
No offence taken!
> In an application, I'm using the Giannis Kosmas Delphi zoom interface to
> I simply set an option to "render;charset=marc8,utf8".
> After this CQL search, I'm using a standard Delphi function called
> UTF8Decode() to decode the result in a readable form. It's the only
> action I'm doing with the original chain, and I've never had problems
> with that. And this function is ok when decoding with MarcCharset.dll
> Notice that all others characters (arab, Chinese...) are ok. Even the
> transliterated ones in this record. Only this Russian chain comes with
> no blanks.
OK, I'd not appreciated that you weren't seeing this in YAZ Client to
However, since your upgrade seems to have solved the problem, I'm
going to leave it there.
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <mike at indexdata.com> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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