toascii (3) - Linux Manuals
toascii: convert character to ASCII
toascii - convert character to ASCII
#include <ctype.h> int toascii(int c);
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
DESCRIPTIONtoascii() converts c to a 7-bit unsigned char value that fits into the ASCII character set, by clearing the high-order bits.
RETURN VALUEThe value returned is that of the converted character.
ATTRIBUTESFor an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
CONFORMING TOSVr4, BSD, POSIX.1-2001. POSIX.1-2008 marks toascii() as obsolete, noting that it cannot be used portably in a localized application.
BUGSMany people will be unhappy if you use this function. This function will convert accented letters into random characters.
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