[Catalyst] Catalyst Unicode woes ...

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Thu Aug 9 16:03:52 GMT 2007

On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 04:42:53PM +0200, Tobias Kremer wrote:
> > View::TT
> >     ENCODING: UTF-8
> >
> > Template provider will see you are running a modern Perl (UNICODE flag
> > in provider) and then look for a Byte Order Mark.  If not found it
> > will then decode your content based on the ENCODING setting.
> >
> > No, you don't need Template::Provider::Encoding if you only have one
> > encoding in your templates.
> >
> > Yes you need Unicode (or the older Unicode::Encoding) plugin so that
> > input params are decoded and output is encoded back to utf8.
> Yes, it all starts to make sense :) Thanks for all the great clarifications.
> MyApp is working fine now with C::P::Unicode and the ENCODING setting. By the
> way, does anybody know why the ENCODING option is undocumented? IMHO, it really
> should be mentioned in the Catalyst::Manual alongside some best-practice for
> Unicode. Use C::P::Unicode and ENCODING: UTF-8 should be enough for most people
> ...

Because (1) we don't control the TT docs, (2) you haven't written the doc
patch for the Catalyst docs yet. I agree that you should patch the main manual
as well as View::TT docs though :)

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