On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 06:27:07AM -0500, Brandon Allbery wrote: : If this were Haskell it'd be ByteString. But it's Perl 6 and byte arrays : are too much of a PITA at present, since you can't do string-y things with : them sensibly.
The currently suggested workaround is to temporarily pretend the thing is in Latin-1 encoding. But yeah, buffers should be treated stringier in the long run. Larry