From: Marion Gunn (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 07:11:25 CDT
Tricky? Perhaps so, Mark, but solutions are the name of the game. In
any case, we need to add CH as a single letter in both Welsh and
Breton, C'H as a single letter in Breton, FF as a single letter in
Welsh, NG as a single letter in Welsh, etc., in all implementations.
On 24 Sep 2007, at 20:52, scríobh Mark Davis:
> On the comment on "feasible" -- I think the reference there was to
> language/locale-sensitive regex. That involves a few things which
> are quite tricky, and are thus listed under Level 3 in UTS#18.
> sensitivity: "aa" matches a-ring in Danish
> language-sensitive ordering ranges: [a-z] doesn't include o-slash
> in Danish
> language-sensitive grapheme clusters: a dot matches "ch" in Slovak
> Few implementations try to handle locale-sensitivity except for
> POSIX (and that has significant problems in it). I wouldn't say
> that they are infeasible, but they are tricky.
Marion Gunn * EGTeo (Estab.1991)
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