Re: Text to xml: Encoding issues

Subject: Re: Text to xml: Encoding issues
From: Sandy Harris <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 06:43:12 +0800

Paul <paul -dot- inbar -at- intel -dot- com> wrote:

> Can anyone point me to information dealing with character encoding? ...
> For instance, a common occurrence is that the developers copy and
> paste from Word and include smart quotes. ...
> I can't figure out how to get Perl to be able to do this automatically.

Have a look at:
http://www.fourmilab.ch/webtools/demoroniser/

It is a Perl script designed to "correct moronic and gratuitously incompatible
HTML generated by Microsoft applications". One thing it fixes is "smart"
quotes.

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References:
Text to xml: Encoding issues: From: Inbar, Paul

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