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Re: [perl #128245] 'perldoc -f open' :encoding clarification

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Karl Williamson
May 28, 2016 17:02
Re: [perl #128245] 'perldoc -f open' :encoding clarification
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On 05/26/2016 03:05 AM, John Harig (via RT) wrote:
> # New Ticket Created by  John Harig
> # Please include the string:  [perl #128245]
> # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue.
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> This is a bug report for perl from,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.40 running under perl 5.25.2.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> [Please describe your issue here]
> An example contained in 'perldoc -f open' states to use :encoding.
> When running 'perldoc encoding', it goes to a page for the encoding
> pragma which is deprecated as of 5.18.	However, the 'open' reference
> is actually to PerlIO::encoding.  To avoid confusion, I have added a
> phrase to the 'open' section of to avoid confusion.

This patch should be instead against pod/perlfunc.pod. 
pan/Pod-Perldoc/corpus/perlfunc.pod is listed as a test file for 

I'll apply your patch if you instead redo it against perlfunc.  And do 
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