Email::Store::Attachment - my losing battle
tjc at wintrmute.net
Fri Dec 1 11:01:29 GMT 2006
On Fri, Dec 01, 2006 at 05:38:15AM -0500, IvorW wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Toby Corkindale [mailto:tjc at wintrmute.net]
> > Sent: 01 December 2006 10:23
> > To: London.pm Perl M[ou]ngers
> > Subject: Re: Email::Store::Attachment - my losing battle
> > On Wed, Nov 29, 2006 at 01:42:04PM +0000, Christopher Jones wrote:
> > > Should you be using binmode?
> > Isn't binmode meaningless on non-DOS machines?
> At a risk of taking you out of context, no.
> There are more O/S out there than just Winoze and *nix, VMS for instance.
> binmode is also an issue for character internationalisation: UTF-8 etc. if
> your text file needs to be interpreted according to a character set.
Do you mean binmode is also an issue for *nix machines, in that case?
I thought utf8 (or other character sets) were handled via IO Layers, and do
seem to work for me on the *nix systems I've used.
ie. open(FH, "<:utf8", "file")
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