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Re: Stripping funny characters

by extremely (Priest)
on Dec 12, 2000 at 06:03 UTC ( #46202=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Stripping funny characters

As I recall, the smartquotes are: \x91-\x94. you should be able to do $text=~tr/\x91-\x94/''""/; and clean it up nicely; If they get pasted to "‘" or such html nasties you'll need a different approach, of course.

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