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Re^2: Safe string handling

by tdlewis77 (Sexton)
on Aug 26, 2017 at 00:50 UTC ( #1198041=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Safe string handling
in thread Safe string handling

I used "wide characters" here in the same way that Perl does when it says "Wide character in print". You can have two-byte ("\x{26c4}") and four-byte ("\x{2fa1b}") wide characters.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wide_character

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Re^3: Safe string handling
by Your Mother (Bishop) on Aug 26, 2017 at 02:49 UTC

    This is an output layer encoding problem though; no more, no less. I think you have probably evolved your practices based on incomplete understanding of encoding issues. I encourage you to post an actual problem you think this solves so the monks can better advise.

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