strcoll(3) case sensitivity?
girgen at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 29 03:17:00 PST 2005
--On måndag, mars 28, 2005 21.56.00 -0600 Dan Nelson
<dnelson at allantgroup.com> wrote:
> In the last episode (Mar 29), Palle Girgensohn said:
>> On many unix systems, strcoll(3) is case insensitive for locales
>> other than C/POSIX. Not so for FreeBSD. Just curious, is this a
>> design decision or simply the lack of time and efforts to write the
>> code for it?
> The only thing I can find is ache's commit back in 1996 in
> 1996-06-09 12:24 ache
> * la_LN.ISO8859-1.src, la_LN.ISO_8859-1.src, lt_LN.ISO_8859-1.src:
> Make collation table compatible with POSIX WG15 view, i.e.
> capital letters first
I wish I could find the POSIX docs for this, but sadly they don't seem to
exists openly on the net?
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