[Mimedefang] utf-8 issue?

Dianne Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Fri Dec 15 09:09:28 EST 2017

On Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:26:38 -0500
"Bill Cole" <mdlist-20140424 at billmail.scconsult.com> wrote:

> > This will cause other problems down the line.  I suggest you
> > study the section "Byte and Character Semantics" in the perlunicode
> > man page.  

> Thanks for the reference and for your patience with my confusion. I 
> understand much better now: anything expressed as a string has to
> make sense as a series of encoded characters, not a series of bytes.

Right.  We completely overhauled our commercial CanIt software to
handle Unicode and it took me about four weeks to completely grok
how Perl handles Unicode and how the Encode module should be used.
It was quite painful. :)



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