Perl makes some compromises in its Unicode implementation to avoid breaking old code and boy it sure makes new code work funny sometimes.

Not too much to say today; coding right now is just a matter of:

  • making sure everything in the Wirebird::Remote::* hierarchy processes retrieved things to consistently be UTF-8
  • making sure RDF::Trine::Store consistently returns UTF-8 encoded/escaped the same way regardless of underlying DBI
  • making sure templates do appropriate escaping on display

It’s tedious, and there are all sorts of entertaining pitfalls (like realizing that UXTerm on my desktop machine displays things differently than the Pi does, and that I need to put everything in tests and not just inspect it in console).


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