Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Johnny Billquist <email@example.com>
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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