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Re: Multibyte awareness

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: Multibyte awareness
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:04:26 -0800
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On 19/02/17 06:53, PePa wrote:
> Not sure which tools in coreutils are multibyte-aware, but tr definitely
> isn't, and since it is supposed to support [:lower:] and [:upper:], it
> really should be aware.
> I know I can use bash (and I do!), but something like this should just work:
> echo σιγμας | tr '[:lower:]' '[:upper:]'

Yes it should work, and there is a plan in place:
However getting someone with both expertise and time is difficult.

Note your use case is supported with GNU sed:

$ echo σιγμας | sed -e 's/.*/\U&/'


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