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  • Any chance of telling a little bit more about the banshee part?

    • I think this is about the most minimal case I can produce: []
      • Re:details (Score:3, Insightful)

        by jhi (318) <> on 2003.10.15 0:49 (#24876) Homepage Journal
        I'm afraid it looks like 5.6.1 is out of luck here. In other words, looks like yet another Unicode bug in 5.6.1. What it looks like is that the 0xe9 or ISO Latin 1 eacute does not get correctly upgraded to UTF-8, and this fatally annoys s/// and ord().

        You *may* be able to dodge this by forcing the data at appropriate spots into UTF-8: something along the lines of:

        $ascertain_utf8 = $] < 5.008 ? sub { $_[0] .= chr(0x100); chop $_[0] } : sub { };