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It was thus said that the Great Igor Medeiros once stated:
> Dear contributors,
> Is there a way to covert a string whose characters are encoded in utf8, to
> a string with characters encoded in iso-8859-1, just using lua standard
> libs? I cannot use libs with C codes.
> If there is, could you tell me how to do that or even point some site with
> this information?

  I don't know of any existing Lua code to do this, but the concept is

	1. convert UTF-8 sequence to a Unicode codepoint

	2. Convert the Unicode codepoint
	LARGE PDF) to ISO-8859-1 codepoint

	3. Go back to step 1 if more data.

  -spc (That should be enough to get you going ... )