unutf8 - Translate UTF8 encodings in text to legible text
unutf8 is a filter that translates UTF8 encodings in text to legible
text. The data to be translated will be taken either from a file (if one
was named on the command line) or from standard input.
In some cases, the input might have to be first passed through the
cat -v command.
This script does not convert all UTF8 characters. It translates those
commonly encountered by the author.
Character translations are taken from
unutf8 takes the following options:
Format the translated lines so they're broken into a lines of a set length.
The actual effect is to pass the translated lines to the fmt command.
If the -width option is not given, then a default line width of 72
characters will be used.
- -width linewidth
Specify a rough line width to pass to the fmt command. This value will
be passed to the fmt command. This option implies the -format
Display the version information for unutf8.
Display a help message.
Wayne Morrison, firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright 2014 Wayne Morrison
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