converting html with \xa9 to Markdown and using iconv?

A. Pagaltzis pagaltzis at
Thu Mar 22 19:11:21 EDT 2007

* Jeremy C. Reed <reed at> [2007-03-22 22:35]:

> I found perl module HTML::Entities but I can't get its encode_entities()

> to do what I want.

You’re probably not making the sure your input is properly
decoded first, but that’s just a guess. Can you post some code?

> I thought I could convert the characters back with perl with

> perl -pe "s/([\x80-\xff])/'&#' . ord($1) . ';'/eg;" But that

> failed from command line. It worked in a perl script though.

Again probably the same problem. Post some code.

Aristotle Pagaltzis // <>

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