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Greg Lindahl
January 12, 2012 12:15
Re: pack and ASCII
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On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 02:01:12PM -0500, Eric Brine wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 1:27 PM, Greg Lindahl <> wrote:
> > This is a gross over-mangling of someone else's words, and is typical
> >
> of the poor quality of this thread on p5p. Please raise your game.
> > Thanks.
> >
> I didn't mean to. Let me rephrase:
> The documentation says that pack "A" is limited to 7-bit chars, so your
> surprise is understandable. But that doesn't make it a bug.
> C<< pack "A" >> returning something a string with UTF8=1 is only a problem
> if you have buggy code both on the input and the output side of C<pack>, so
> why do you feel it's a bug? Did pack "A" ever do something you didn't want?


I sent you personal email, you replied in public. Please pay more
attention in the future.

-- greg

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