perl and UTF-8

Jonathan Rawle jr36 at
Mon Jun 21 17:17:48 UTC 2004

Scot L. Harris wrote:

> OK, so given that this is the "future", does this indicate that the perl
> program is written incorrectly?  There is obviously a problem and I am
> trying to understand where it is.
> Specifying LANG=C or changing the i18n file seem like workarounds to me
> not real solutions, particularly since UTF-8 is the defacto standard
> now.

People appear to think this is a bug in the RH version of perl. See:

Hopefully it'll get fixed eventually, as most other utf8 issues have.


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