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Nicholas Clark
January 7, 2008 10:33
Re: 8 year old bug?
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On Sun, Dec 30, 2007 at 05:47:04AM +0100, Marcus Holland-Moritz wrote:

> Ok, not really a bug, rather a missed optimisation.

Bah! I think that it was last year that I fixed a bug that you reported,
that had been in since 5.000.

Not sure if there is much Perl 4 code left. If so, there is the possibility
of finding and fixing 18 year old bugs.

> I've checked that this is actually covered by the test
> suite (which it is) and I can see an 8% speedup on reading
> characters from an UTF-8 filehandle into an UTF-8 scalar.


Nicholas Clark

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