thorvald has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Also new in perl. I'm following "Learning Perl" from O'Reilly and want to print greek letters. Here's what I do:

use 5.010; use utf8; $pi_char = chr(OxO3c9); print "Greek letter here $pi_char\n";

However, in the output I get:

Greek letter here