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Re: The Unicode Bug still bites?

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Tom Christiansen
April 13, 2011 16:48
Re: The Unicode Bug still bites?
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> What I think should happen for 5.16 is to just not quote
> anything above 127, under any conditions.

Larry said that he saw no reason for Perl to right now quote things that
couldn't be metacharacters, and that we might at most want to put in a
small note saying how if Perl ever decides to grab up more characters for
metas, that quotemeta would also quote those.  He didn't think it likely
considering how long we've survived without more, but recognized that
Pattern_Syntax *is* there for a reason.  In other words, quotemeta will
do what it needs to, *when* it needs to. 

Is that too loose?

I think when I communicated with you it was unclear whether that
meant >127 or >255.  I never found out who made 128-255 get
quoted, or when.  Has anyone asked Jarkko?


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