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Perl Language Reference Manual
by Larry Wall and others
Paperback (6"x9"), 724 pages
ISBN 9781906966027
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%s "\x%s" does not map to Unicode

When reading in different encodings Perl tries to map everything into Unicode characters. The bytes you read in are not legal in this encoding, for example

utf8 "\xE4" does not map to Unicode

if you try to read in the a-diaereses Latin-1 as UTF-8.

ISBN 9781906966027Perl Language Reference ManualSee the print edition