From: Mike (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jun 08 2006 - 23:26:14 CDT
>> 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.
I think I would get the right answer, "STRASSE" (if
that is the "sharp S" I have learned about a few weeks
back). I didn't mean I only did single character
replacement, I meant I didn't first normalize the
string before or after replacing the characters.
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