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Module Version: 0.07   Source   Latest Release: perl-5.8.9

NAME ^

PerlIO::encoding - encoding layer

SYNOPSIS ^

  open($f, "<:encoding(foo)", "infoo");
  open($f, ">:encoding(bar)", "outbar");

  use Encode qw(:fallbacks);
  $PerlIO::encoding::fallback = FB_PERLQQ;

DESCRIPTION ^

Open a filehandle with a transparent encoding filter.

On input, convert the bytes expected to be in the specified character set and encoding to Perl string data (Unicode and Perl's internal Unicode encoding, UTF-8). On output, convert Perl string data into the specified character set and encoding.

When the layer is pushed the current value of $PerlIO::encoding::fallback is saved and used as the check argument when calling the Encodings encode and decode.

SEE ALSO ^

open, Encode, "binmode" in perlfunc, perluniintro

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