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Re: should "use byte" be "use bytes"?

Tom Christiansen
February 10, 2000 12:50
Re: should "use byte" be "use bytes"?
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[Very long explanation of prospective parsing approach for 5.6 elided]

>     3) Perl runs into a high bit in your script.  At that point it
>	takes a look at what it has in its buffer.  If it looks like
>	utf8, mark the script filehandle as utf8 and continue.  If not,
>	mark the script filehandle as binary (equivalent to latin-1)
>	and continue.

Does this mean that we'll be able to use, for example, %déjà_vu
now, without any other special indications?  Or will some LC_* 
envariable like to be set?  Or a pragma?

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