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pack() v unpack() padding: bug or ???by BrowserUk (Pope)
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BrowserUk has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
The description of the 'a', 'A' & 'Z' templates for pack reads:
And sure enough:
And the docs for unpack say:
unpack does the reverse of pack: it takes a string and expands it out into a list of values.
Shouldn't that last element from unpack ('x') be padded with either space or null?
Has it always been 'wrong'? Is it too late to change it?
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