PHP and mbstring

Antony Dovgal tony2001 at
Wed Dec 15 14:58:12 PST 2004

On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 14:49:56 -0800
Ian Kallen <spidaman at> wrote:

> Timo Ewald's PHP memcached-client submission from the other day seemed
> to work fine except for the brain-dead semantics of PHP's strlen...
> The code I'm working with has mbstring compiled for multibyte
> charcters. The client code needs to know the length in bytes of data
> payloads, not character counts. So I patched it with the attached
> modifications to make it work.

Since when PHP's strlen() returns character count instead of byte count?
Or you meant that you need to know _character count_, not _byte count_? 

Antony Dovgal aka tony2001
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