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

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Tony Cook
July 21, 2017 01:41
Re: [perl #131685] Rename utf8::is_utf8() (and other functions)
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On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 09:23:44AM +0200, Sawyer X wrote:
> On 07/20/2017 07:50 AM, Tony Cook via RT wrote:
> > On Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:58:39 -0700, tonyc wrote:
> >> which could perhaps use some expansion in perlunicode.
> > perlunitut covers this reasonably well.
> >
> >> I'm not sure where the cheat sheet following belongs, though
> >> perlunifaq covers some of it (though using Encode instead of utf8::*).
> > Attached is a series of patches (as a single file), the first three
> > fix some minor problems with the unicode documentation I found when
> > going through it.
> >
> > The fourth re-works the documentation in, taking bits from my little cheat sheet and hopefully putting them in the right places.
> Thank you, Tony.
> I have only two small nit-pickings on the patch: There's a typo for
> "convert" (says "comvert") and it uses "$a" in one of the examples which
> I think should be "$x" or some unreserved variable name, to avoid confusion.

Updated patch attached.

Any opinions on whether the reference to C<use utf8;> modified by the
first patch should be removed?

It's still misleading ("abc" in the scope of use utf8; isn't SVf_UTF8
marked), which isn't a big deal, until we do "abc\xDF" which also
isn't marked.


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