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Re: [TV] Character set oddity on HTML pages

In list.comp.tv, Gerph wrote:
>   Pokémon
> which I /think/ is the correct sequence for the e with an accent over it
> if you were displaying ISO 8859-1 plain version of the UTF-8 encoded
> character (sorry that sounds complicated).

Yep, that sounds about right.

> I imagine that the fact that it comes out with entity names means that the
> conversion problem occurs some time earlier in the parsing, not at the
> HTML generation stage.

Yeah, I think Perl's either not being as clever as I thought it was, or 
something's changed in a recent update.

> Anyhow, it's not a significant problem, but it's just something that I
> noticed.

Ta for the pointer.



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