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Re: case sensitivity questions - oh no!!

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-07-26 08:45:08 CEST

Norbert Unterberg wrote:

>2005/7/25, Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu>:
>
>
>
>>Such filesystems do one of two things:
>>a) Invent a "canonical" case-folding function that "works" in all locales
>>b) Use whichever locale happens to be in force to do the case folding
>>
>>
>
>How to do caseless matching is part of the unicode standard. See
>chapter 3.13 and 4.2. It also provides the neccessary conversion
>tables, i.e. this one:
>
>http://www.unicode.org/Public/4.1.0/ucd/CaseFolding.txt
>
>
Yes, but the problem is that this might not be the way a particular
filesystem does it, so even if we used this algorithm on the server, we
will still get some wrong results.

-- Brane

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