Re: Question about "Uppercase" in DerivedCoreProperties.txt

From: Doug Ewell <>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:07:50 -0700

Philippe Verdy <verdy underscore p at wanadoo dot fr> wrote:

> glibc is not more borken and any other C library implementing toupper
> and tolower from the legacy "ctype" standard library. These are old
> APIs that are just widely used and still have valid contexts were they
> are simple and safe to use. But they are not meant to convert text.

Well, of course they are *meant* to convert text. They're just not very
good at it.

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