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HTML5 and dinosaur perl modules

Tuesday, 29th March 2016

I was trying to get this site to validate with the w3 HTML validator and it spits out some errors over the google adsense async ad template over some HTML5 specific attributes.So, I decided hey why not change the page declaration to HTML5 and see what needs fixing.

Well that was a dumb idea, looks like the ancient CGI.pm that I seem to have used a bunch of years ago is not going to be sorted out for HTML5 and more likely is going to get binned from perl totally.

So I'm on the lookout for a new module that does the barest minimum of HTTP environment variable fiddling and sets the character encoding to something like utf-8.

Yay me.

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