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   Re: [xml-dev] XML to ASCII format

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On Saturday 13 April 2002 10:43, Danny Ayers wrote:
> >> Can any body help me For Converting XML file  to ASCII file.
> >> so that ASCII format later can be upload into RDBMS system.

> For an alternative, pretty much every language now has SAX API, which can
> be used without much work to get ASCII out (DOM can be used but this is
> rather a heavyweight aproach).

ASCII? UTF-8 more like! How to convert that to ASCII depends on what to do 
with the non-Unicode characters.

"recode utf8...XML-standalone" is a filter that, once GNU recode has been 
installed, will convert from utf8 to ascii with &#<number>; character 
references in it.


                               Alaric B. Snell
 http://www.alaric-snell.com/  http://RFC.net/  http://www.warhead.org.uk/
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