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Larry Wall
November 19, 1999 16:09
Re: [ID 19991119.003] chomp() can be confusing
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M.J.T. Guy writes:
: I think the "right" way of doing this is by providing some sort of
: filter apparatus on files.    Things of this sort were discussed in
: the context of unicode.    I don't recall where (if anywhere) that
: ended.

Ended?  It hasn't started yet...

(Can you tell I've spent too much time rewriting the Camel book today?  :-)

Yes, input filters should handle this.  And a good case can be made
that the *default* input filter should handle it, along with UTF-8
recognition.  It also has to be blazing fast, of course, along with
reading your mind.  But that's Perl for the coarse.  Or something like


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