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October 25, 2017 20:06
Re: source encoding
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John Imrie wrote:
>There is another edge case that needs to be discussed, what happens to the
>DATA file handle. Under these conditions it should, I think, have the
>:encoding(utf8) layer added to it by default.

I'm dubious about what it would take to deprecate reliance on the
current default before changing it.  I also wonder about actual binary
data sections.  I think we'd have to leave the behaviour unchanged:
the DATA handle is handed off to the user with no encoding layer.


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