At 12:35 PM 8/12/95, unicode@Unicode.ORG wrote:
>Within the development of the distributed directory service
>software DIGGER which uses Whois++ technology we will now
>start the development of public domain software libraries
>written in C which takes care of fundamental string functions
>- Optimization of strings
> Some characters in the UNICODE table can be written by
> using a different base character which is then followed by
> one or more composition characters. An example is the
> character 00C5 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A WITH RING ABOVE
> which can be written as 0041+030A. The idea behind this
> function is to minimize the number of bytes in the
> UNICODE string by converting all occurances of 0041+030A
> into 00C5.
I haven't heard of any public libraries to do this.
>- Uppercase/Lowercase conversions
No software, but should be easy from the character properties table,
>- Comparison routines
Language-sensitive or not?
>- Conversion to/from FSS-UTF and UNICODE
Already available in source form:
Hope this helps.
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