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Re: case mappings

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Alex Shinn <alexshinn@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> The idea of ASCII-only mappings was suggested for the simple fact
> that they are well-defined, and required for many computer formats and
> protocols.  If R6RS doesn't provide them, every Scheme will in some
> form or another, so it's better to standardize them.  Call them
> ascii-char-ci=? etc. if the specificity bothers you.

Actually, if you know the characters are ASCII, then the
local-independent Unicode rules *will* correctly do ASCII case
mapping.  So why do you need special ASCII functions?