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Re: RFC: Rename the “UTF8” flag

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Dave Mitchell
January 31, 2022 21:47
Re: RFC: Rename the “UTF8” flag
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On Sat, Jan 29, 2022 at 08:14:04AM -0500, Felipe Gasper wrote:
> The practical advantages are clarity and correctness.

No, it doesn't do either of those - it just *doubles* the problem for the
next 20 years or so. Everything which confused XS authors about how perl
stores large characters *remains*, but now in addition they have to
remember two sets of nomenclature, and understand that they mean the same

My get-up-and-go just got up and went.

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