On 22 July 2011, at 1:07 PM, Bigwood, David wrote: > The extended ASCII character set, Latin-1, used in the old MARC systems was > always something that was neglected to get mentioned and not at all obvious. > Now that more systems are using UNICODE it should be less of a problem, all > depends on your system and if you still have legacy data.
Isn't Marc-8 different than Latin-1 in how it handles accents? At least that's how I read http://rocky.uta.edu/doran/charsets/marc.html ... and I'd never argue with Michael about this. :) Walter Lewis who never met a character set he didn't wish he hadn't *had* to meet