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Converting ASCII to UTF-8 with Ruby 1.9.3

Run this in Ruby 1.9.3

#encoding: ASCII-8BIT
str = "\xC2\xA92011 AACR"
p str, str.encoding
#=> "\xC2\xA92011 AACR"
#=> #<Encoding:ASCII-8BIT>

str.force_encoding('UTF-8')
p str, str.encoding
#=> "2011 AACR"
#=> #<Encoding:UTF-8>
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