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Re: perl and UTF-8

On Mon, 2004-06-21 at 13:17, Jonathan Rawle wrote:
> 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:
> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=87682
> Hopefully it'll get fixed eventually, as most other utf8 issues have.
> Jonathan

I finally signed up for bugzilla and found this reference:


sounds like they have some patches for the perl package to fix this
problem but they have not been applied or back ported to previous
versions.  No indication on when this will be included.

Looks like a general problem with perl regex under UTF-8. 

Scot L. Harris
webid cfl rr com

First, I'm going to give you all the ANSWERS to today's test ...  So
just plug in your SONY WALKMANS and relax!! 

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