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How do I unescape a string?

It depends just what you mean by ``escape''. URL escapes are dealt with in the perlfaq9 manpage. Shell escapes with the backslash (\) character are removed with:


Note that this won't expand \n or \t or any other special escapes.

Source: Perl FAQ: Data Manipulation
Copyright: Copyright (c) 1997 Tom Christiansen and Nathan Torkington.
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