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From Torsten Foertsch <>
Subject Re: Apache 2 + perl UTF-8 problem
Date Mon, 23 Jun 2008 12:33:24 GMT
On Sun 22 Jun 2008, André Warnier wrote:
> Now, the first thing I would like to understand is why this is so.
> Since this is a POST, and since the browser knows that "everything" is
> UTF-8, I would expect it to send the proper multipart POST, with each
> item marked as UTF-8.  So why does my cgi-bin script not see it as such ?

Yes that is the current state. Neither CGI nor libapreq2 does that conversion 
for you, afaik. You have to do it yourself.

> (I am trying to do that to see the content of the real POST, before
> grabs it.)

You could write a small mod_perl input filter. That's not complicated in your 
case. With luck one of the examples on does fit your needs.


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