Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/27/2002 01:50:15
On Mon, 26 Aug 2002, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 02:55:05PM -0700, Greywolf wrote:
>  > But for locales?  Obviously I am not understanding locale support
>  > correctly, for if I were, I probably wouldn't be asking all these
>  > stupid questions.  The last time I looked at locale things, they were
>  > text-ish files compiled down into other files which were then put into
>  > directories which were subsequently referenced by envariables.
> Right, you're not understanding it correctly.
> Complete locale support is a lot more than message catalogs.  It's
> support for character sets in ctype(3).  See the sorts of things that
> are in src/lib/i18n_module.

Bah! That's just tables! That's even more silly.
Are you claiming that character classification, character comparision and
character conversions require separate pieces of code for each character


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