If so, let me know here or at cgcode at chait dot net. I just worked on some code to re-encode out of UTF-8 (native) into local encoding. requires iconv support for really wacky conversions, but it can quick-convert to ISO-8859-1 (and I could probably add in a FEW 8859-x special conversion tables for the handful of entities that don't map into -1). Needs a few testers who have tried and had problems before (or still do!).