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  • Don't mention unicode around mr. jark. As one of the few porters left with a regular day job these days he spends his nights fighting with this rather sad state in perl. It has made some progress in the last year though so give the man some props :)

    • What I was postulating was that because Perl is so good with ASCII, people have the same expectation that it will be as good with unicode. We take for granted all the automagical string things that Perl does and I'm guessing this is what's making unicode so difficult to integrate into the language. If Perl merely said "there's a unicode module for making unicode objects which has index() and substr() methods," then Jarkko's life would be carefree indeed. Unfortunately, we Perl users want all our favorite Pe
      • None taken my sweet :) I just meant to imply that mr jark feels your pain as I can tell by the grimace on his face when he's working on Unicode or the engine that dare not speaketh its name.