Re: LC_CTYPE locale category and character sets.

From: Alain LaBont\i\ (
Date: Mon Aug 03 1998 - 16:03:40 EDT

A 21:15 98-07-17 -0700, Jonathan Coxhead a écrit :
> Geoffrey Waigh wrote,
> | If so, shouldn't this be handled as a locale specific font issue
> | where the accented capital letters are represented by glyphs
> | without accents rather than mapping them to the wrong letter?

[Jonathan] :
> I detect someone who believes, as I do, that uppercase French letters
>with no accents are just glyphic variants of the forms with the accent; and
>that if there is demend for it, it will be a rendering option that can be
>selected by those French speakers who want it.

[Alain] :
I believe that it would be a better solution to do that than to remove
information from characters indeed.

Alain LaBonté

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