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Re: [perl #116366] [PATCH] better POD for unpackstring

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Dave Mitchell
January 18, 2013 13:40
Re: [perl #116366] [PATCH] better POD for unpackstring
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On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 02:33:16PM +0100, Leon Timmermans wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 12:45 PM, Dave Mitchell <> wrote:
> > (With the above, the flags arg is still undocumented)
> Actually, I think the flags are not even exposed to the end users
> (unless something changed since last time I tried to use it), which
> they probably should be.

Well, the function has a flags arg, which it does things with.
Whether the details should be documented, or we just say "for internal
use, set to 0", I don't know. Although I suspect the former, since at the
least it seems to use the flags to say whether the string it utf8 or not.

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