If you're looking for some open-source code to help with the transliteration of URLs, the Transliteration Drupal module ( would likely be a great start to draw from. It takes Unicode text and tries to represent it in US-ASCII characters. 

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On 2/19/16, 12:37 PM, "Andy Kohler" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>> Interested to hear if there's a 4th, best option.
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