Character set sucktitude
chisel at herlpacker.co.uk
Tue May 22 10:11:28 BST 2007
On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 11:58:41PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote:
> I have some data that is unfortunately in "Western (Mac OS Roman)",
> whatever the fuck that is. I need to turn it into ISO-8859-1. Ideally,
> I don't want to be able to only do the conversion on a Mac, but if I
> have to then so be it.
I had a great way of doing this at my last place:
it always worked a treat.
These days I think I tend to do something along the lines of:
$foo = encode(
decode($from_charset, $string, FB_CROAK),
or something like that.
Usually I prefer to just use iconv though.
e: chisel at herlpacker.co.uk
print $signatures[ rand(@signatures) ];
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