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Re^3: HTML entities converted to Non-Latin-1 format...

by clinton (Priest)
on Apr 20, 2008 at 20:52 UTC ( #681831=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: HTML entities converted to Non-Latin-1 format...
in thread HTML entities converted to Non-Latin-1 format...

You don't specify what the destination non-unicode-aware program is and how this data is going to be used, but if you don't want to lose information, you could signal encode to replace those characters with HTML or XML character references (&#NNN; or \x{HHHH}.

$latin1 = encode('iso-8859-1',$original,Encode::FB_HTMLCREF); OR $latin1 = encode('iso-8859-1',$original,Encode::FB_XMLCREF);

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[MidLifeXis]: It seems like the requester believes that we have some magic 8 ball source of info that he doesn't have access to.
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