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Re: Rational Ranges [was Re: gnulib regex lib]

From: arnold
Subject: Re: Rational Ranges [was Re: gnulib regex lib]
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2018 11:59:23 -0600
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:

> address@hidden wrote:
> > Can you elaborate? Is it mainly in the LIBC part of the code that it's
> > not implemented correctly?
> Sorry, I haven't followed that part of the code closely. There are some 
> there, as I recall. I'd be surprised if RRI were fully implemented even in 
> the 
> !_LIBC part of the code.

I find this statement surprising and discouraging. I would like to see
a test case to prove/disprove it one way or the other, particularly
for multibyte locales.  As the original RRI code came from gawk, I
am pretty sure that the ! _LIBC part of the code does get it right.
Or at least did in my version.



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