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in reply to Re^2: Weird error with Cryprt::Blowfish and Crypt::DES
in thread Weird error with Cryprt::Blowfish and Crypt::DES

Thank you soooo much. I worked hours on that problem without finding a reason or solution for that. I read my plaintext string from a xml file and "utf8::downgrade($data);" did the trick.