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Rational Ranges [was Re: gnulib regex lib]

From: arnold
Subject: Rational Ranges [was Re: gnulib regex lib]
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2018 02:19:40 -0600
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:

> Rather than spend much time worring about this little comment, it'd
> probably be more helpful to document the intended behavior of rational
> ranges. As I understand it, Arnold wants them to use byte values in
> unibyte locales and wide character values in multibyte locales,

Yes, that's right. It's particularly important for the single
byte locales.

> and this
> intent is worth mentioning somewhere central, particularly since there
> are multiple places in the code where it is not implemented properly.

Can you elaborate? Is it mainly in the LIBC part of the code that it's
not implemented correctly?



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