New branch string_checks

Jonathan Leto jaleto at
Sun Oct 31 19:42:12 UTC 2010


Thanks for improving our strings, Nick!

> This branch breaks reading of UTF-8 data with Rakudo's IO::Socket. But it's
> just a coincidence that this worked at all. Currently, Parrot doesn't
> support different encodings for sockets like it does for file handles. I'm
> not sure if this is a desired feature.

Have the Rakudo people been notified of this? What can we do to give
them back that functionality?


Jonathan "Duke" Leto
jonathan at

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