Changes for version 1.000 - 2019-09-02

  • Add encode_utf8/lax and decode_utf8/lax functions that will always use the proper UTF-8 encoding rather than the Perl internal encoding used by these functions in Encode. Unicode::UTF8 will be used by these functions if installed. The new functions are now included as appropriate in the :strict and :lax export tags, as well as the new :utf8 tag, and encode_utf8 and decode_utf8 are exported by default as in Encode.


Encode and decode text, simply