On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 10:39 AM, Eric Lease Morgan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Does the -t flag in yaz-marcdump tell the program to convert characters in MARC records to specific character sets, or does merely change the value in a MARC leader to denote the character set of the record as a whole? In other words, will yaz-marcdump do its best to convert MARC-8 characters found in MARC records into a UTF-8 characters?
yaz-marcdump -t tells the program to perform the conversion. It does
*not* change the leader/09 value automatically - you need to do that
using the -l flag.
Mark A. Matienzo
Digital Archivist, Manuscripts and Archives
Yale University Library