Re: UNIX & Unicode

From: John Cowan (
Date: Fri Dec 04 1998 - 12:24:54 EST

John Fieber wrote:

> That ANSI C Normative Addendum 1 (see
> includes a mechanism for
> extending the isxxx() ctype functions. Does the uctype conform
> to this mechanism? Where standards exist, they should be
> considered.

No, it doesn't, and thanks for calling it to my attention. While
I feel this is an ugly solution, it's easy to hack it in.

> Also, linux is all fine and dandy, but there are many legitimate
> reasons to use non-linux systems so a unicode framework that can
> be practically implemented on non-linux systems is important.

There's nothing Linux-specific or Unix-specific about uctype/ucdata.

John Cowan
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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