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Re^2: Converting everything (MySql, perl, CGI, website) to UTF-8

by jfrm (Monk)
on Mar 17, 2018 at 07:24 UTC ( #1211104=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Converting everything (MySql, perl, CGI, website) to UTF-8
in thread Converting everything (MySql, perl, CGI, website) to UTF-8

Thanks for correction and formatting advice; I wrote the post in a hurry but have tidied it a bit today.

This is a list of problems that arose in the real world that, regrettably, I find myself inhabiting; Information comes into my programs from all manner of different places and in some, I can assure you that the open command crashed until I used I first converted the filename viz: my $utf8filename = encode('utf8', $payfile);. Perhaps there was a better way, but sometimes you just need to kill the obscure error expediently.

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