Re: Case folding

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Thu Jun 08 2006 - 22:34:40 CDT

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    "Mike" <mike dash list at pobox dot com> wrote:

    > Some of the recent discussions have led me to
    > question my implementation of upper/lowercasing
    > and case folding. Currently I simply iterate
    > through a string exchanging characters with
    > their replacements. I don't first normalize
    > to any form, or do any reordering of combining
    > marks afterward.
    > My question is, should I be doing these things?

    To answer this question, ask yourself what would happen if you
    uppercased the string "Straße" this way.

    Doug Ewell
    Fullerton, California, USA

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