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Re: SRFI-14 and locale settings

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: SRFI-14 and locale settings
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 14:03:16 +0200
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Kevin Ryde <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
>> The "i18n" character classification (listed in Section 4.3.2) is
>> actually very broad: it considers at least all Latin, Greek and Cyrillic
>> letters as part of the `alpha' character class.
> I think that makes sense.  Just because some letters in a charset are
> not normally used in a particular language is no real reason not to
> have them considered letters.

For the record, I started a discussion on `libc-locales' on this topic
[0].  The issue at hand is whether character classification in locales
should be (or "has to be", per some standard) language-independent.



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