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Re: Re: [[:punct:]] vs. {IsPunct} in 5.8

by dakkar (Hermit)
on Nov 02, 2003 at 20:45 UTC ( #303952=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: [[:punct:]] vs. {IsPunct} in 5.8
in thread :punct: vs. {IsPunct} in 5.8

It's a bug alright. A documentation bug...

I checked the Unicode properties, and these are the results:

0024$Currency Symbol
002B+Math Symbol
003C<Math Symbol
003D=Math Symbol
003E>Math Symbol
005E^Modifier Symbol
0060`Modifier Symbol
007C|Math Symbol
007E~Math Symbol

So those are not "punctuation" according to the Unicode standard... Time for a PunctPerl class, to keep company to SpacePerl?

        dakkar - Mobilis in mobile

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