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Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:40:01 +0000 (UTC)
From: Roy <>
Subject: Re: Revisiting 1.0 wishlist

Rich Felker <dalias <at>> writes:

> support for a to-be-determined set of additional
> legacy character encodings in iconv. At the very
> least, the major legacy encodings for Korean and
> Traditional Chinese should be included, and it 
> may also be desirable to add support for stateful
> encodings (ISO-2022). Aside from these, I believe
> all encodings important for supporting legacy data
> on the web, in email, etc. are supported.

Does it include EBCDIC, especially the stateful(SI-SO)
 Double-Byte Character Set(DBCS) EBCDICs?
The glibc gconv module support DBCS EBCDIC which GNU
 libiconv does not support.
(I asked libiconv devs and they told me they do 
not have intention to support them).

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