[Catalyst] tips for troubleshooting/QAing Unicode (was Re: Passing UTF-8 arg in URL to DBIC search)

J. Shirley jshirley at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 15:10:55 BST 2008

On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 3:39 PM, Darren Duncan <darren at darrenduncan.net> wrote:
> Maybe you're already aware of this, but I've found from experience that
> troubleshooting encoding/Unicode problems in a web/db app can be difficult,
> especially with multiple conversions at different stages, but I've come up
> with a short generic algorithm to help test/ensure that things are working
> and where things need fixing.  Note that these details assuming we're using
> Perl 5.8+.
>  [ snip ]

Hey Darren, great post!

Can you post it on the wiki, perhaps at:

http://dev.catalystframework.org/wiki/faq link to "Unicode
Troubleshooting" in the Unicode section there?  It would be much


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