Character encodings and databases

Andrew Hill at
Sat Jun 21 10:45:01 BST 2014

Thanks for all your help.

The original problem was indeed solved by opening the input file with 
"<:encoding(UTF-8)". The "example" code also needed "use utf8;".

Apologies for what must have seemed like some silly questions, but to me, 
Perl is but a means to an end, as I am by no stretch of the imagination a 


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