Re: OT: programming question

From: Addison Phillips (
Date: Wed Jan 24 2007 - 11:01:17 CST

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    You could do worse than look at ICU:

    Your might even find it not worth the trouble of implementing your own

    You may also find Mark Davis's presentation "Bits of Unicode" useful. He
    has it (in PowerPoint format) on his website:

    Look in the right column a bit over halfway down.

    The real answer to your question is going to depend on what properties
    or values you're interested in. Different data structures and approaches
    are applicable to different parts of the data.


    Addison Phillips
    Globalization Architect -- Yahoo! Inc.
    Internationalization is an architecture.
    It is not a feature.
    Oliver Block wrote:
    > Hello,
    > I hope you don't mind that I ask a question that is only indirectly related to 
    > unicode. How did those of you implement - using C/C++ - the databases, e.g. 
    > I would also appreciate some reference if you did not implement them 
    > yourself.:)
    > Best Regards,
    > Oliver

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