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Re: [swish-e] Version 2.4.5 Error

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Thu Sep 13 2007 - 15:39:00 GMT
On 09/13/2007 10:09 AM, Peter Karman wrote:

> I guess then the onus is on Perl to deal with mismatched encodings. It actually
> seems to do that reasonably well in some cases, horribly in others. The biggest
> issue I've seen is when it interprets bytes intended as UTF-8 as Latin1. There
> are cases where the same sequence of bytes is valid in both encodings, and Perl
> seems to assume Latin1 as the default.

I should add that as an example, look at my Search::Tools::UTF8 CPAN module.
IIRC, there are some tests in there that can be useful when un-raveling the
Perl UTF-8 maze.

Peter Karman  .  peter(at)  .

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