UNICODE string case-conversion

Steve Langasek vorlon at netexpress.net
Mon Jan 31 05:04:10 GMT 2000

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.

-Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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