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April 4, 2007 12:33
Re: perl, the data, and the tf8 flag
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Glenn Linderman schreef:

> the only two character sets that
> perl really supports with semantics are ASCII and Unicode.

There is much truth in there, but ASCII is 7-bit.

> I'd recommend updating this documentation to say:
>     A   A byte-wide string with arbitrary binary data, will
>         be space padded.

Is that ASCII-space (0x20) or can it be locale or EBCDIC-space (0x40)

Affijn, Ruud

"Gewoon is een tijger."

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