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Id: 62478
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: libwww-perl

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Requestors: dolmen [...] cpan.org
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Severity: Unimportant
Broken in: 5.837
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Subject: POD: escape non-ascii characters
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The AUTHORS section of lib/LWP.pm contains non-ascii characters encoded as UTF-8. However, the interpretation of bytes to characters by Perl (and so by most POD parsers) is dependent on the platform. For example, on Win32 console this can be CP437 (depending on the system locale). This is also a problem when the POD is displayed on search.cpan.org as the bytes are interpreted as iso-8859-1. Also, the "=encoding" POD statement is not supported by many POD parsers. The proper fix would be to escape non-ascii characters: - é E<eacute> - ö E<ouml> - ä E<auml> - û E<ucirc> - ... -- Olivier Mengué - http://search.cpan.org/~dolmen/ http://github.com/dolmen/


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