UNICODE string case-conversion

Cole, Timothy D. timothy_d_cole at md.northgrum.com
Tue Feb 1 16:49:46 GMT 2000

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Steve Langasek [SMTP:vorlon at netexpress.net]
> Sent:	Monday, January 31, 2000 0:07
> To:	Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-TECHNICAL
> Subject:	Re: UNICODE string case-conversion
> On Mon, 31 Jan 2000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > > In theory, the towlower() function found in glibc 2.1 could also be of
> use,
> > > but the behavior of this function is governed by the current locale,
> so this
> > > may not be a good choice for your situation.
> > wel,, it would, if we could set it.
> Setting the locale within the application for this just seems like the
> wrong
> way to go about it, to me. :)  After all, it seems to me you want a
> function
> that behaves the same across *all* locales...  Better to implement it
> internally, IMHO.
	From what I understand, glibc 2.1's localization stuff is still a
bit dodgy, too... besides, you can't assume that the system you're on will
have glibc 2.1 or another libc that does this right (not all do).

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