in reply to binmode STDOUT, ":utf8"; and umlauts
Your own Unicode Advice is a little more strenuous about not using _utf8_on and _utf8_off, which is what :utf8 boils down to.
There is no Extraterrestrial life
There aren't any suitably capable Extraterrestrials
Interstellar travel is too difficult
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