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July 12, 2016 20:59
[perl #128607] POD: sysseek
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On Tue Jul 12 02:56:05 2016, wrote:
> The POD for sysseek [perldoc -f sysseek] appears to me to have an
> error.  In the second stanza it says
> Note the in bytes: even if the filehandle has been set to operate
> on characters (for example by using the ":encoding(utf8)" I/O
> layer), "tell" will return byte offsets, not character offsets
> (because implementing that would render "sysseek" unacceptably
> slow).
> Where it says "tell" I think it should say "sysseek".  I suspect
> it shouldn't mention 'tell' at all, other than in the following
> stanza.

I agree. Fixed in 6d451ee1.

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