Version 0.02 - 03 July 2006

   Encode::BOCU1 is a Perl module for encoding / decoding BOCU-1 string.
   Works as part of Encode.pm.

   BOCU-1 is a MIME-compatible application of the Binary Ordered Compression for Unicode
   [BOCU] base algorithm.

   XS-version module is also available: runs much faster than this pure-perl version.


To install this module type the following:

   perl Makefile.PL
   make test
   make install


no dependencies


Based on pure-perl port of "Sample C Code" on http://www.unicode.org/notes/tn6/,
written by Markus W. Scherer on 2002jan24 and is

Copyright (C) 2002, International Business Machines Corporation and others.
All Rights Reserved.

The "Sample C Code" is under the X license (ICU version).
ICU License : http://dev.icu-project.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/*checkout*/icu/license.html

BOCU "Binary-Ordered Compression For Unicode" is a patent-protected technology of IBM.
(US Patent 6737994)

Ported and modified by Naoya Tozuka <naoyat@naochan.com>
As with the original C code, this port is licensed under the X license (ICU version).