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Wide Character in Print Warningby nmork (Initiate)
|on Oct 09, 2012 at 15:24 UTC||Need Help??|
nmork has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
All data is ASCII, data fields being encoded can be alpha-numeric primary key type identifiers (like model numbers, serial numbers, etc.)
I am getting "wide character in print" messages when I run this script. There is no wide character in the data--database character encoding is restricted to ASCII. The only thing I can think is somehow I've munged the data to have ascii wide-character representation or one of these key type identifiers coincidentally has ascii wide-character representation.
The only such representation I know of involves backslashes and possibly curly brackets. Is there another representation I could have stumbled across unkowingly?
Here is a block of the ascii data which seems to trigger the message: