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Re: [PATCH] Use Unicode code points for country_isbn
- From: keld at keldix dot com
- To: Florian Weimer <fweimer at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Marko Myllynen <myllynen at redhat dot com>, GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>, libc-locales at sourceware dot org
- Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:02:39 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] Use Unicode code points for country_isbn
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On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 10:54:21AM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> On 07/21/2015 10:40 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > The use of Unicode points helps making the locales portable, eg.
> > when crosscompiling for different architectures, including embedded systems, ebcdic
> > systems, utf-16 systems and utf8 systems, when you are on a different host platform.
> Is this really a relevant use case? Cross-compiling glibc to an EBCDIC
I also mentioned other cases, which may be more relevant..