Is there a difference between converting a string of ASCII digits to an integer versus a string of non-ASCII digits to an integer?

Markus Scherer at
Tue Dec 15 17:45:11 CST 2020

I suspect that Roger is just looking at decimal digits (property gc=Nd
I believe that they can all be parsed like strings of ASCII digits (and you
can call ICU or other libraries to get at the digit values and other
I suggest you double-check about the RTL digits (N'Ko & Adlam); please take
a look at the relevant Unicode book chapters.

What's more interesting is handling the grouping and decimal separators
which differ by both language and region.

Best regards,
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