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Old 05-25-2011
how to find the character encoding of a file in hp_ux

how to find the character encoding of a file in hp_ux
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Old 05-26-2011
What does 'file' say? Usually you know by context, as a UNIX file has no magic but the content, which does not have to self-label.

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