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[SOLVED] encoding troubleby Skeeve (Parson)
|on Apr 26, 2019 at 14:33 UTC||Need Help??|
Skeeve has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I wrote a script which reads an UTF8 File, extracts data, and writes out some more UTF8 files.
The strange thing is: The resulting files are broken. They seem to no longer be UTF8.
I boild the issue down to this small script which just pipes the input through:
Having an input file containing
And calling my script with:
The resulting output testfile.txt looks like shwn below (There seem to be some unprintable characters between the last Ãs)
When I do not open '>:utf8', the output looks correct, but I'm puzlled about what's going on here. What am I doing wrong? Where is my misunderstanding?