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Re: strings draft
Tom Lord <lord@xxxxxxx> writes:
> > In Turkish, i-with-dot capitalizes to I-with-dot. If you map i->I,
> > then you get this wrong, for Turkish.
> Did you actually read the c.l.s. post?
I told you, please either reproduce the argument or give me a specific
referenc. "The c.l.s post" is rather a vague description, I'm afraid,
and I simply don't have time to read every one and then figure out
exactly which one you are referring to. I did read some, and guessed
what you were referring to already, and guessed wrong. So please help
> > Sure. But since we can easily make a draft that doesn't have this
> > problem at all (by dropping case-mapping as a char-by-char thing
> > entirely) we can fix it.
> Not really. Whether "char at a time" or "string at a time", `list' is
> not the (linguistically) ci equivalent of `LIST' in -TR locales.
As I have said, one needs to specify a specific standard locale, and
then say what the behavior of that locale is, with regard to the
characters required to exist for specifying programs in the language.