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Re^2: Problem reading £ sign with XML::Simple

by gothic_mallard (Pilgrim)
on Apr 27, 2005 at 10:01 UTC ( #451882=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Problem reading £ sign with XML::Simple
in thread Problem reading £ sign with XML::Simple

Actually I've tried it a few ways:

  • Explicitly including in the source document
  • Manually appending it as the data is read
  • Using the options in XML::Parser to force an encoding

The file did initially come without declarations. The structure itself is a single file with a header and footer lines where each line in between is a distinct XML document (newline delimited obviously).
The program reads through one line at a time and feeds these lines individually to XML::Simple, where it parses them and outputs the relevant values before discarding the data and reading the next. e.g.

HEADER0002 <?xml .. ?><document><colour>red</colour><cost>£10</cost></document> <?xml .. ?><document><colour>blue</colour><cost>£14</cost></document> .... .... etc FOOTER0002

--- Jay

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