Re: Case insensitive comparisions

From: Christopher John Fynn (
Date: Tue Mar 28 2000 - 23:39:27 EST

Keld Jørn Simonsen wrote:

> I concur with Ken, that the comparison should be locale
> independent, that is, you shoulddo the comparison based on
> the template data of ISO 14651, without modification.

> As you would originally only do the folding to lowercase
> as preparation for a comparison, it is only natural to skip
> this lowercasing step completely and just do the comparison.
> For this to work you need an API that can do case-insensitive
> comparison, based on 14651 data (as Ken indicated).

> Keld

Unfortunately ISO 14651 does not yet cover all the characters
in Unicode 3.0 or ISO 10646 2000 part 1.

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