Re: unicode on Linux

From: Andy Heninger (
Date: Tue Oct 21 2003 - 11:35:51 CST

Edward H. Trager wrote:
> On Tuesday 2003.10.21 14:43:43 +0200, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
>>3) grep: no Unicode regexp
> What about ICU's regexp package?
> (
> You should be able to use ICU on *any* platform.

ICU does have unicode regular expressions, but it's a library with an
API, not a grep tool. ICU does have a simple grep-like sample, but
it's intended only as an illustration of how to use the regexp API, and
lacks nearly all the command line options one would expect in a real
grep replacement.

> and to my knowledge Windows does not yet have grep at all ...

   -- Andy Heninger

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