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Re: using isalpha/isalnum in locale-independent code

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2004-11-27 07:55:42 CET

On Fri, 26 Nov 2004, [UTF-8] Branko ─^Libej wrote:

> Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> >>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.
> >
> The functions _do_ need to work with UTF-8 at some point. Besides, the
> very idea of using "ascii" in the function name turns my stomach. :-)
:-) Is your stomach OK yet? OK, we need Unicode-aware functions, but in
svnserve, we need ASCII-specific tests. There is no reason to support
non-ASCII in protocol items (other than the string ofcourse). But *that*
is the special case, so it is probably better to replace that with
explicit char checks.


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