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== History ==  
 
== History ==  
  
Libuna was created by [[Joachim Metz]] in 2008, while working for [http://en.hoffmannbv.nl/ Hoffmann Investigations]. The code pages are based on [http://www.gnu.org/software/libiconv/ libiconv] and documentation available by [[Microsoft]].
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Libuna was created by [[Joachim Metz]] in 2008, while working for [http://en.hoffmannbv.nl/ Hoffmann Investigations].
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The code pages are based on [http://www.gnu.org/software/libiconv/ libiconv] and documentation available by [[Microsoft]].
  
 
Currently libuna mainly supports the Windows codepages to be able to convert these when encountered in file formats that use them.
 
Currently libuna mainly supports the Windows codepages to be able to convert these when encountered in file formats that use them.

Revision as of 08:15, 11 December 2010

libuna
Maintainer: Joachim Metz
OS: Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, Windows
Genre: Analysis
License: LGPL
Website: libuna.sourceforge.net

The libuna package contains Linux based library and applications to read and write the Text File (TXT) format in different characters encodings.

Libuna currently supports:

  • Basic ASCII
  • Extended ASCII with Windows codepages 1250, 1251, 1252, 1253, 1254, 1255, 1256, 1257, 1258
  • UTF-8, UTF-16, UTF-32

It was ported to other platforms like FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, and Windows as well.

History

Libuna was created by Joachim Metz in 2008, while working for Hoffmann Investigations.

The code pages are based on libiconv and documentation available by Microsoft.

Currently libuna mainly supports the Windows codepages to be able to convert these when encountered in file formats that use them.

Libuna is intended as a character encoding support library and is used in:

Tools

The libuna package contains the following tools:

  • unaexport, which exports the plain text files in different encodings. It also allows end of line conversion and control over the byte order mark (BOM).

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