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Re: case-table functions clobbering extra slots

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: case-table functions clobbering extra slots
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2005 12:17:42 +0200

> From: Simon Josefsson <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> OpenPGP: id=B565716F; url=http://josefsson.org/key.txt
> Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2005 17:58:02 +0100
> > I don't see how this helps us devise our own solution.
> Unicode doesn't give complete ToLower or ToUpper algorithms, as far as
> I know, but using the information in the tables might be useful.
> Chapter 5 of the Unicode standard has a section 5.18 on case mappings.
> See <http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode4.0.0/ch05.pdf>.

Thanks for the pointer (although I have the Unicode standard on my
bookshelf, so I didn't actually need to look on their Web site ;-).

> Anyway, just a suggestion.

A good suggestion, I must add: someone who'd like to work on this
issue should definitely begin with reading the relevant parts of the
Unicode standard.  Any solution we devise should try to solve all the
complexities mentioned in the Unicode standard text.

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