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Re: Perl 5.20.0 Blockers, 2014-03-24

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Leon Timmermans
March 25, 2014 18:00
Re: Perl 5.20.0 Blockers, 2014-03-24
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On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 4:08 AM, Craig A. Berry <>wrote:

> > As for the CRLF issue, perlbug should probably detect whether :crlf is
> > a default layer and handle it appropriately.
> Does the :crlf layer even work with Unicode?  Some people seem to
> think it doesn't (e.g.,
> <
> >)
> but I don't know enough to evaluate.  If it can be made to work so
> that Unicode handling is not lost, I'm ok with supporting CRLF line
> endings, but it's really a bug in Notepad and not in Perl

Yes, it does since 5.14. Older releases have a serious bug where
:raw:encoding:crlf could mean :crlf:encoding, which will give garbage on
encodings like UTF-16.


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