[Bioperl-l] PubMed and UTF8
allenday at ucla.edu
Thu Mar 4 12:50:00 EST 2004
have you tried using Bio::DB::Biblio::eutils in bioperl-live? that pulls
pubmed info from NCBI's eutils utilities directly. i'm not sure if it
handles umlautes any better than the ebi's soap biblio server, but it may
be worth a look...
On Thu, 4 Mar 2004, Thomas Götz wrote:
> a little bit offtopic maybe, but I thought this would be the best place to
> ask ;)
> I want to automatically download abstracts from PubMed for database storage.
> As many author's names contain umlauts (e.g. german Umlaute ö,ä,ü etc.) I
> also want to catch them. Right now I'm using LWP::Simple and get($URL) to
> download articles, but umlauts aren't displayed correctly that way.
> Anybody could give me a hint on how to solve that?
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