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Gisle Aas
November 28, 2000 12:47
Re: What was it layers were for again ?
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Nick Ing-Simmons <> writes:

> In the near term we need something to say "this stream provides/
> accepts UTF-8", and we need to go through and make C code honour that.
> But once that is done what else to we need to make UTF8 useful?

Could these layers be applied to other system call interfaces perl
has?  Anything that pass file names back and forth might need
translation in/out of perl's chars.  Perhaps a single (global?)
in-core stream set up to filter all filenames is a way to go?


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