[OSM-dev] perl and special utf-8 characters
jochen at remote.org
Fri Mar 11 17:17:26 GMT 2011
Unicode handling in Perl is a bit complex. Read the "perlunicode" manpage
to get some ideas.
On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 05:56:28PM +0100, Gary68 wrote:
> Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 17:56:28 +0100
> From: Gary68 <gary at gary68.de>
> To: mk at koppenhoefer.com
> Cc: dev at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [OSM-dev] perl and special utf-8 characters
> i wouldn't know how to do it with regexes.
> ok. let's put it this way. i have a POSITIVE list of allowed chars
> (inkl. utf8 2byte ones) and i have a string.
> i want to eliminate all chars in the string that are not in the POSITIVE
> any idea?
> On Fri, 2011-03-11 at 17:33 +0100, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> > 2011/3/11 Gary68 <gary at gary68.de>:
> > > i want to find out if certain characters (german umlaute) are contained
> > > in a string that i work char by char.
> > Hi Gerhard,
> > I am almost totally ignorant in programming but I guess that if you
> > don't need the parsing character by character for another operation
> > there will already be a general solution for this problem in perl
> > (which might be faster). Recently I did something similar in Postgres
> > and by reading the manual I found a function called "regex replace"
> > (or similar). I suggest you search your docu for this term (or search
> > for "regular expression") and I am 99% sure you will get the answer.
> > cheers,
> > Martin
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