Carl W. Brown wrote:
> One difference between upper/lower case shifting and case folding is that case
> folding is locale-less.
Yes, this is something I overlooked.
Thanks for taking the patience to teach it to me.
> You can not just remove accents especially in a locale-less function.
That was my understanding, and this is the primary reason I answered your
post: I do not see the rationale to remove the Ì‡ after i and I, but not
> The case that I was referring to was the Lithuanian lower case dotted i followed
> by a COMBINING DOT ABOVE which becomes a simple dotless upper case I when shifted.
I understand the rationale when it follows the i, but I fail to follow when it comes
to the I.
I am sorry to be so dumb, but you should take in account that I do not implement the
algorithm and I am just analysing the problem. There are probably very good reasons
to include the I as well, but they presently escape me.
As far as I know, no Lituanian material is expected to contain the sequence "IÌ‡"
(\u0049\u0307). Or am I overlooking something obvious?
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Tue Jul 10 2001 - 17:21:20 EDT