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How to check if a string is UTF-8 encoded in perl

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How to check if a string is UTF-8 encoded in perl ?

I have used Test::utf8 ie is_sane_utf8($string) though i am getting what i want, but it is printing some unnecessary text in the output. Please help

~manu

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parparov earned 500 total points
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Consider
use utf8;
is_utf8($string);
is_valid_utf8($string);

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http://perldoc.perl.org/utf8.html
Test::utf8 is an old framework.
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Thanks

~Manu
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