Question about “Uppercase” in DerivedCoreProperties.txt

Steffen Nurpmeso sdaoden at
Mon Nov 10 06:41:30 CST 2014

Philippe Verdy <verdy_p at> wrote:
 |glibc is not more borken and any other C library implementing toupper and
 |tolower from the legacy "ctype" standard library. These are old APIs that
 |are just widely used and still have valid contexts were they are simple and
 |safe to use. But they are not meant to convert text.

Hah!  Legacy is good..  I'd wish a usable successor were already
standardized by ISO C.


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