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Issue with special characters in Perl

I am getting some special characters in my browser displayed weirdly, while getting them from from the BLOB of a DB table.

Here it is :
" My name is �Dibyendu Chatterjee�....."

I want all special characters pulled from the BLOB as it is through perl.

Please help...
Apr 10 '09 #1
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Can you tell us what the special characters are supposed to be? Also, can we see your code that is producing the output?


Apr 10 '09 #2
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Perl has little to nothing to do with the way characters are displayed in a web browser unless perl is changing something. Most likely he needs to define the proper character set or language in the HTTP headers.
Apr 10 '09 #3

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