[Israel.pm] Hebrew to UTF-8, completely out of ideas!

Moshe Kaminsky kaminsky at math.huji.ac.il
Sun Oct 24 13:42:42 PDT 2004


* david istermann <interDist at gmail.com> [24/10/04 22:20]:
> Hi, 
> 
> > I don't understand where $filepath comes from ...
> 
> It comes from `net files` which appears to be "windows-1255" on my system.
> 
> > you can have wide to be sub { decode 'cp1255', @_ }.
> 
> I tried this : return decode('windows-1255', shift @_); it didn't work
> for me. The string gets converted to something unreadable instead of
> Hebrew. Furthermore, when I print the string to stdout (בדיקה.doc in
> the original) I get 14 characters for hebrew while there should be
> only 10.

Are you sure it's not only in the output? Did you do
binmode(STDOUT, ":utf8")
before printing? Also, what is the output of Encode::is_utf8 on 
$filepath? Other than that, I'm out of ideas...

Moshe

> 
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> David.
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