Re: Case folding

From: Mike (
Date: Thu Jun 08 2006 - 23:22:40 CDT

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    >> 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?
    > Like a lot of things, it depends on why you are doing them....

    I have written Unicode-aware replacements for toupper()
    and tolower() (and added tocasefold() for completeness).
    Since getting collation working, though, I will probably
    use that instead for case-insensitive matching.


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