|Perl Language Reference Manual|
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Returns the character represented by that NUMBER in the character set.
"A" in either ASCII or Unicode, and
chr(0x263a) is a Unicode smiley face.
Negative values give the Unicode replacement character (chr(0xfffd)),
except under the
bytes pragma, where the low eight bits of the value
(truncated to an integer) are used.
If NUMBER is omitted, uses
Note that characters from 128 to 255 (inclusive) are by default internally not encoded as UTF-8 for backward compatibility reasons.
See "Unicode support in Perl" (perlunicode) in the Perl Unicode and Locales Manual for more about Unicode.
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