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March 12, 2011 03:37
Re: use locale
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On 11 March 2011 22:57, Tom Christiansen <> wrote:
> On a related note, aren't use locale and /pat/l
> also pretty foul dead-ends?
> You're completely at the mercy of your vendor's locales,
> which aren't all they're cracked up to be.

I consider "use locale" broken and preserved only for backwards
compatibility. IMO we should get rid of it, deprecate it, whatever.
Certainly document it as "DO NOT USE THIS". :-)

Thanks for giving me the opportunity to say this twice. :-)


perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"

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