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Karl Williamson via RT
May 20, 2014 04:13
[perl #24541] substr and utf8 and use bytes
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This ticket has languished for 10 1/2 years.  In the meantime, my experiments show that blead now behaves like 5.6 in regards to the truncation of a utf8 string with a non-one when within the scope of use bytes, which is one of the things the OP wanted.  (I did not bisect to see when this change happened.)  In looking at the outputs of 5.6 vs blead, I believe that blead is acting correctly.

I'm taking this ticket with the intent to close it after 30 days unless someone has a reasonable objection.

Karl Williamson

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