Case folding is used to aid in searching algorithms. It simplifies the
process for both the user and the software to not consider case
significant. At least for the default. There are probably other uses as
lt.com To: "Unicode List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
07/10/00 Subject: What is this "case folding"?
If it is what I think it is, I don't want it in English.
How could it tell "aids" from "AIDS", for instance?
Or "joy" from "Joy"(name)?
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---- firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > Marco.Cimarosti@icl.com wrote: > > - Can these mutations only occur after a determinative, > or can they also > be > > at the beginning of a sentence? > I don't believe they can occur at the beginning > of a sentence. The most > common construct occurs after "na" (meaning "of"); > "Ambasáid na hÉireann" > (Embassy of Ireland) is an example commonly encountered > outside Ireland. > However, they can occur after other words. > > > - Is this automatically implemented in the case > folding function of > > localized word processors? > No, not unless some new word processor has been > launched in the past year > or so. > > B=
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