From: Philippe Verdy (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Apr 25 2005 - 13:35:31 CST
From: "Patrick Andries" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Andrew C. West" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, April 25, 2005 8:22 PM
Subject: Re: String name and Character Name
> Andrew C. West a écrit :
>>Guilty as charged. It is not at all obvious to me that it is not
>>use the Unicode names in a UI.
> It is certainly a good thing.
The standard English names are certainly useful in a UI for a default locale
like the POSIX "C" locale, or the default "" Locale in Java. They are not
good for any other locale (including the "en" English locale).
The standard French names for ISO/IEC 10646 are not that bad, and do qualify
for the French "fr" locale.
Can't we have a repository of NamesList files for each locale? And then
start a true "NamesList_en.txt" for English, and "NamesList_fr.txt" for
French, keeping the "NamesList.txt" (or .lst) for the default locale, and
then later support other locales as well?
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Mon Apr 25 2005 - 13:36:16 CST