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Re: case mappings
On Thu, 14 Jul 2005, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> I don't want case-sensitive symbols. I think we should say that
> symbols may or may not be case-sensitive.
> In my opinion, case-folding on symbols in a fancy-schmancy Unicode
> system should fold together case and also diacriticals. This is a
> common way of handling things. The canonical printed form of a symbol
> would be that in which it was first encountered, or perhaps could even
> be mutable.
It could be done that way, I guess, provided that
(eq? sym (string->symbol(symbol->string sym))) -> #t
for all symbols is preserved. But honestly, I don't want to
specify case-folding in a character set that makes case-folding
as hairy as Unicode does.