[erlang-questions] Erlang 3000?

Johnny Billquist <>
Fri Nov 21 14:01:01 CET 2008


Richard O'Keefe wrote:
> On 21 Nov 2008, at 9:02 am, Toby Thain wrote:
> 
>> On 19-Nov-08, at 9:49 PM, Richard O'Keefe wrote:
>>
>>> ...
>>> The whole idea of a 1-1 lower-upper case mapping is historically
>>> absurd.
>>
>> 	char toupper(char c){ return c & ~0x20; }
>>
>> The ASCII guys told me this would work everywhere, forever. Was I  
>> misled??
> 
> Not even for ASCII.  Consider this: '~' is not a lower case letter,
> so upcasing should leave it alone.  But '~' &~ 0x20 is '^'.  OOPS!

You know, I think Toby was trying to be funny...

	Johnny




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