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Re: [perl #131685] Rename utf8::is_utf8() (and other functions)

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Dan Book
July 18, 2017 07:13
Re: [perl #131685] Rename utf8::is_utf8() (and other functions)
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On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 3:04 AM, H.Merijn Brand <> wrote:
> I like this. What I miss here is a small example of how to guarantee
> preventing double encoding/decoding, as I think that is what is
> function is most often (erroneously) used for.
This isn't something that you can guarantee. It always depends on knowing
how you get your input. When people don't understand this they look for the
magic bullet that is_utf8 appears to be, but it is not.

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