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From:
Tom Christiansen
Date:
October 27, 2008 15:14
Subject:
Re: PATCH [perl #59342] chr(0400) =~ /\400/ fails for >= 400
Message ID:
26846.1225145677@chthon
On Mon, 27 Oct 2008 14:19:37 PDT Glenn Linderman <perl@NevCal.com> wrote,
replying to Karl:

> Tom did point out two inconsistencies with octal values of 0777
> below, and I suspect there will still be people that have
> latent bugs due to thinking like Tom did, that \400 should
> maybe be two characters, or might yet produce unexpected
> behaviors when coding \400 - \777 accidentally, and not
> understanding why their string suddenly has the UTF-8 bit set!

>> Maybe we should let some others weigh in on the matter.

> I waited two days, and no one else has weighed in... it would
> be nice if several additional opinions could be obtained.

Indeed.  I, too, have been waiting.  

--tom

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