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Re: How is perl able to handle the null byte?

by bart (Canon)
on Jun 15, 2006 at 18:53 UTC ( #555582=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How is perl able to handle the null byte?

Perl doesn't use a delimiter as a string end marker, instead, it stores both the byte sequence and the length. So, a string can contain anything.
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