Re: Text to xml: Encoding issues

Subject: Re: Text to xml: Encoding issues
From: "A" <aurora -at- identicloak -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 15:59:42 -0500 (EST)


Inbar, Paul said:
> Hi all,
>
> Can anyone point me to information dealing with character encoding?
> Specifically, I have the following situation. I receive "text" files
> from software developers. From these text files I create (via a Perl

Hmm. The pain is familiar -- dealing with other folks not doing things
consistently. Have you tried informing them that this causes you
grief? They may not care, but if you can couch it in terms of
"standardization saves time and money" then maybe someone will listen.
If not, the first idea I had was to automate import into Word and save
the file as plain text. Word's save-as-plain-text always resolves
those kind of issues.

A.u.r.o.r.a
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