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NAME

       toascii - convert character to ASCII

SYNOPSIS

       #include <ctype.h>

       int toascii (int c);

DESCRIPTION

       toascii()  converts c to a 7-bit unsigned char value that fits into the
       ASCII character set, by clearing the high-order bits.

RETURN VALUE

       The value returned is that of the converted character.

CONFORMING TO

       SVID, BSD

BUGS

       Many people will be unhappy if you use this  function.   This  function
       will convert accented letters into random characters.

SEE ALSO

       isascii(3), toupper(3), tolower(3)