Simplified a bit, I'm parsing HTML doents to get sentences e.g.
my $html = get($URL);
# remove all HTML TAGs...blah blah blah
sentences = split(/\./, $html));
then I'm trying to determine the number of characters in the sentence.
However, although when I print the sentences they look fine, when I use
length($sentence) I get values in the hundreds for small sentences. Most
doentation I found said "length() returns the number of chars" however,
some said "length() returns the number of bytes". To get the number of
chars in this case, can I just divide by 8 or something?
Thanks for ...