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Re^3: Stop suggesting to upgrade perl

by choroba (Canon)
on Aug 31, 2013 at 20:14 UTC ( #1051749=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Stop suggesting to upgrade perl
in thread Stop suggesting to upgrade perl

Unicode in Perl works mostly fine since 5.8.8.
Except for the "Unicode bug", which was solved a bit later.
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Re^4: Stop suggesting to upgrade perl
by vsespb (Hermit) on Aug 31, 2013 at 20:42 UTC
    Except for the "Unicode bug", which was solved a bit later.
    Which is not a big problem:

    perlunicode
    For Perls earlier than those described above, or when a string is passed to a function outside the subpragma's scope, a workaround is to always call utf8::upgrade($string)

    Anyway, there is an example of node, where, thankfully, people *did not* suggested me to upgrade perl: Force ASCII regexp for all perls 5.8+ (perhaps because perl version was in post title)

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