[sf-perl] Perl & Unicode slides from OSCON 2011?

Joseph Brenner doomvox at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 13:19:35 PST 2013

I screwed up on sending this to the list... (I really need to quit
using gmail...).

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From: Joseph Brenner <doomvox at gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 1:05 PM
Subject: Re: [sf-perl] Perl & Unicode slides from OSCON 2011?
To: Michael Friedman <frimicc at gmail.com>

Michael Friedman <frimicc at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm doing a presentation on XML & Perl tonight

Ah right.  I've been meaning to mention here that the Silicon Valley
Perl group has been doing some good talks of late... I haven't made it
to one yet, though, and I'm going to have to miss this one, too:


> and I had been planning to use his slides comparing the Unicode support in various versions of Perl and  other languages to show how Perl can be great at that sort of thing.

Here's a blog where someone quoted tchrist on the subject:


I haven't done any interlanguage comparisons yet, myself, but
Christiansen argues persuasively that unicode handling may be perl's
killer-app at the moment.

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