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Re: Namespaced XML::LibXML XPath query

by diotalevi (Canon)
on Feb 15, 2006 at 22:09 UTC ( #530540=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    [Corion]: "flag problem" to me sounds like "contains UTF-8 bytes but was never properly decoded to an UTF-8 string"
    [LanX]: not my code ...
    [choroba]: yeah, sounds like one of the strings is not flagged as UTF-8
    [choroba]: which usually means its input wasn't handled correctly
    [Corion]: choroba: Yeah, I think that would be the good solution
    [LanX]: I suspect the first string which comes from the DB ...
    [LanX]: ... but this part is already in production for a year now
    [Corion]: LanX: The "good" approach here would be to use the appropriate DBI parameters to make the driver decode strings properly. But that will have a ripple-on effect of messing up all the places where manual decoding happens ;)
    [LanX]: which means albeit being broken UTF8 it'll be handled correctly
    [LanX]: and the problem only occurs since we changed the emails to base64

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