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Re: using isalpha/isalnum in locale-independent code

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2004-11-25 20:12:01 CET

On Thu, 25 Nov 2004, [UTF-8] Branko ─^Libej wrote:

> No, you're not being paranoid. Ideally, we'd need a set of
> classification functions that are Unicode-aware. For example, the code
> that parses a "-rN[:M]" option doesn't know that ASCII 0-9 aren't the
> only digits in Unicode. Of course it's debatable whether or not
> Subversion should accept such non-ASCII numbers.
>
> I think it would be best if we created our own set of svn_utf_is*
> functions that would only work on the ASCII subset and always use those
> when dealing with UTF-8 strings.
>
Maybe svn_ascii_is*, since svn_utf_is would imply that they work for the
whole UTF-8 range. But for the property ame validation, I'd like
svn_xml_is_name, which I pinted out in the other thread.

//Peter

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