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UTF8 Curly Quotes To ASCII
Here's a cheap hack to convert UTF8 curly quotes to ASCII (but try to use CPAN module instead of this if you can).
$xml =~ s/\xe2\x80\x99/\'/gs; $xml =~ s/\xe2\x80\x98/\'/gs; $xml =~ s/\xe2\x80\x9c/\"/gs; $xml =~ s/\xe2\x80\x9d/\"/gs;