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Re: RFC: Autoloading charnames

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Tom Christiansen
November 23, 2011 05:37
Re: RFC: Autoloading charnames
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> I'd say lets make charnames behave at least like utf8:

> $ perl -wlE'say utf8::is_utf8("\x{20ac}")'
> 1

> See, no use and still available. If \N{} autoloads charnames (and I am
> fully in favor), so should charnames::viacode

> One more reason for doing so is that charnames cannot be backported and
> is not available on CPAN. It is very tightly coupled to the current core

That does seem a strong argument in support of the idea.


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