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Leon Timmermans
January 11, 2012 15:21
Re: pack and ASCII
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On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 8:38 PM, Eric Brine <> wrote:
> Perhaps you should fix *that* bug instead of trying to
> change the function of C<< pack "A" >>. C<< pack "A" >> is documented to
> work on text, and that's what it does. Obviously, it's never been limited to
> 7-bit ASCII text inputs, but it's not limited to 8-bit text inputs either.

Pack "a" on the other hand is documented as packing «A string with
arbitrary binary data» ;-)


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