convert character to ASCII
Macro Requirements for glibc (see
_BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE
converts c to a 7-bit unsigned char value that
fits into the ASCII character set, by clearing the
returned is that of the converted character.
explanation of the terms used in this section, see
POSIX.1-2001. POSIX.1-2008 marks toascii() as
obsolete, noting that it cannot be used portably in a
will be unhappy if you use this function. This function will
convert accented letters into random characters.
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