a simple interactive tool to convert Simplified Chinese (typed by pinyin) to Traditional Chinese 简繁中文转换

echo "Simplied Chinese:"; while read -r line; do echo "Traditional Chinese:"; echo $line | iconv -f utf8 -t gb2312 | iconv -f gb2312 -t big5 | iconv -f big5 -t utf8; done
a simple interactive tool to convert Simplified Chinese (typed by pinyin) to Traditional Chinese
Sample Output
Simplied Chinese:
龙的传人
Traditional Chinese:
龍的傳人
简繁中文转换
Traditional Chinese:
簡繁中文轉換

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By: dexterhu
2011-03-11 12:26:25

What Others Think

"typed by pinyin"? That is already ASCII to begin with.
mhs · 396 weeks ago
You need to install Chinese pinyin input method first.
dexterhu · 382 weeks and 1 day ago
You need to install Chinese pinyin input method first.
dexterhu · 382 weeks and 1 day ago
You need to install Chinese pinyin input method first. i.e. you will type in Chinese characters in a terminal followed by "Enter", which will give its traditional version in a new line.
dexterhu · 382 weeks and 1 day ago
You need to install Chinese pinyin input method first. i.e. you will type in Chinese characters in a terminal followed by "Enter", which will give its traditional version in a new line.
dexterhu · 382 weeks and 1 day ago
You need to install Chinese pinyin input method first. i.e. you will type in Chinese characters in a terminal followed by "Enter", which will give its traditional version in a new line.
dexterhu · 382 weeks and 1 day ago
You need to install Chinese pinyin input method first. i.e. you will type in Chinese characters in a terminal followed by "Enter", which will give its traditional version in a new line.
dexterhu · 382 weeks and 1 day ago
sorry about multiple posts.
dexterhu · 382 weeks and 1 day ago
terrible idea. about 20% of simplified and traditional characters are not bijective mappings. so 20% of the output of this will be wrong. wikipedia's s > t conversion tables are always expanding. they're based on a variety of sources, and someone has already written a helper library for using the conversion tables bit of the wikimedia source code...
dragoncat · 363 weeks and 2 days ago

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