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Does the script use Encode::Guess?

Good point. I had forgotten about that module. Will look into that.

What does it do exactly?

With Encode: $string = decode("utf8", $string,FB_DEFAULT )

... cleaning up encodings is actually a task that is very difficult to automate in general.

I agree. But since XML is very picky about encoding errors, and the XML feed must continue in some way, this is (for now) the solution.

It's a problem that many people (will be|are) facing when migrating legacy systems to Unicode/XML aware systems, which is why I think it warrants someting on CPAN.

Liz


In reply to Re: Re: Invalid UTF8 data: namespace suggestion needed or wheel reinvented? by liz
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