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

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Sawyer X
July 21, 2017 09:02
Re: [perl #131685] Rename utf8::is_utf8() (and other functions)
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(Except "$a" still appears in the comments next to the lines that now
say "$x". Sorry.)

On 07/21/2017 03:40 AM, Tony Cook wrote:
> 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.
> Tony

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