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Charset convertion of text whose charset is Unknown.

Discussion in 'Perl' started by mohiddinb, Jan 8, 2008.

  1. mohiddinb

    mohiddinb New Member


    Here i got a Big problem i am in a situation where i need to convert the Text Charset is Unknown.

    I need to process a XML request which uses HTTP Protocol and need to process the data coming in that XML request and i should display them in the browser in my appliaction the browser charset and encoding are set to UTF-8 when ever i got the non utf-8 character the problem of MALFORMED CHArs is rising.
    To avoid this we need to covert the charset of the requested data to utf-8 but to do so the SOURCE charset must be known but here we unable to know the SOURCER charset.

    I had gone through most of the modules and fuctions but every module and function needs the source charset and destination charsets must be specified.

    Can any body suggest me a module or method or a function any thing by means of which we can conevert the charset of a text whose siource charset is unknown, then this will be most helpful to me.

    Thanks in Advance,
    Mohiddin Baig.
  2. pradeep

    pradeep Team Leader

  3. mohiddinb

    mohiddinb New Member

    Thank you Pradeep
    Thanks a lot i will let you if this will meet my need or not once i checked it.

    Any how thanks for your HELP.


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