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Re^3: Perl & Unicode: state of the art?

by DrHyde (Prior)
on Oct 08, 2013 at 10:18 UTC ( #1057402=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Perl & Unicode: state of the art?
in thread Perl & Unicode: state of the art?

How many sentences are there in these examples?

  • He said "I like pie. I also like tickles."
  • He said "The pie cost me 2.30."
  • I like pie
  • Who watches the watchers?

Some will argue that something like "court martial" is a single word, despite having a space in.

And then there are all those pesky non-European languages. Apparently Chinese uses the same space between words as between characters.

So the answer is "probably not", in the general case.


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