VBScript mb_convert_encoding function

A VBScript equivalent of PHP’s mb_convert_encoding

Function mb_convert_encoding(str,to_encoding,from_encoding)

    Dim bobj : set bobj = Server.CreateObject("basp21")
    mb_convert_encoding = bobj.Kconv(str,_
End Function

Function mb_convert_encoding_helper(encoding)

    Dim tmp
    Select Case lcase(encoding)
    Case "shift_jis","sjis"
        tmp = 1
    Case "euc","euc-jp"
        tmp = 2
    Case "jis"
        tmp = 3
    Case "ucs2"
        tmp = 4
    Case "utf-8","utf8"
        tmp = 5
    Case "auto"
        tmp = 0
    End Select

End Function

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