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Simon Cozens
December 12, 2000 10:31
Re: UTF8 flag and sv_utf8_upgrade
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On Tue, Dec 12, 2000 at 12:30:02PM +0000, Nick Ing-Simmons wrote:
> Is there any reason NOT to turn on SvUTF8 once we have established 
> that it is valid UTF8 - even if only because it has no high bit chars?
> Should perl do this or should Tk do it ?

I think Tk should do that. Perl doesn't want to force everything into UTF8,
Tk does.

I did write and prove correct a 20-line program in January, but I made
the mistake of testing it on our VAX and it had an error, which two
weeks of searching didn't uncover, so there went one publication out the
window.  - David Gries, 1980

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