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Re^2: OT? Character set issues with MySQL/CGI::Application

by cLive ;-) (Parson)
on Jul 25, 2008 at 05:22 UTC ( #700031=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: OT? Character set issues with MySQL/CGI::Application
in thread OT? Character set issues with MySQL/CGI::Application

That does provide correct output (thanks), but does not explain why it's happening or how to resolve it correctly.

I don't want to use a hack like that in production code. Hmmmm.


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Re^3: OT? Character set issues with MySQL/CGI::Application
by moritz (Cardinal) on Jul 25, 2008 at 06:35 UTC
    If you can convert it from UTF-8 to Latin-1 and it then works, it means that the data you get from the data is UTF-8, and not Latin-1 as you think.

    In case of doubt print it out on the console and use hexdump to check.

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