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8.41. charnames

Pragma to provide support for \N{charname} escapes. Options are:

Searches for charnames in the list of standard Unicode character names

Searches for charnames in the specified script, with the \N escape expected to be of the form \N{script:charname}

Searches for all charnames in script scriptname

For example:

#!/usr/local/bin/perl -w

use charnames ':short';
print "\N{greek:Sigma} is an upper-case sigma.\n";

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