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Re^3: Default encoding rules leave me puzzled...

by Anonymous Monk
on Jun 20, 2014 at 13:41 UTC ( #1090635=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Default encoding rules leave me puzzled...
in thread Default encoding rules leave me puzzled...

What do you mean? I'm pretty sure pack's C* takes C chars, that is, octets, bytes. At least that's what the documentation says. And 231:97 is not a valid utf-8 sequence. So in binary mode Perl encodes codepoints < 256 as Latin-1, otherwise it just spits out utf-8 as is. That's pretty crazy.

perl -CO -wE 'use utf8; say q(Franšais)' | perl -lnwE 'print join q(:) +, unpack q(C*), $_' 70:114:97:110:195:167:97:105:115


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