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Re^3: strip html tags and special characters in perl while inserting the text in to database.

by graff (Chancellor)
on Jun 13, 2007 at 04:08 UTC ( #620873=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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  1. or download this
    my $resume = "\x{201D}";
    print "$resume\n";
    
    $resume =~ s/\x{201d}/"/g;
    print "$resume\n";
    
  2. or download this
    #!/usr/bin/perl
    
    ...
    
    my $resume = "\x{201d}";
    print unidecode( $resume ), "\n";
    

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[stevieb]: I'm learning that no matter how good a piece of software is at what it's supposed to do, it's a piece of shit without providing any API documentation. (Talking about C++ here currently). Seriously... write software for an embedded platform and make...
[stevieb]: ...you guess based on the sparse examples, and the header files that are spread out illogically?
[stevieb]: document the public facing functions/methods people... ALL OF THEM.

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