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Re: Encoding WAS Re: Announcing Perl 7

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From:
Kent Fredric
Date:
June 30, 2020 18:51
Subject:
Re: Encoding WAS Re: Announcing Perl 7
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On Tue, 30 Jun 2020 at 11:51, Dan Book <grinnz@gmail.com> wrote:

>  but a feature that allows one to declare explicit intentions as magic attached to strings would be the beginnings of a very useful system to help people who don't understand the setup or how one should approach character encoding,


Not exactly a new idea, just all the other times this was proposed, it
turned out to be prohibitive to actually do.

https://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2015/01/msg224867.html
https://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2015/06/msg228670.html


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Kent

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