[erlang-questions] Downcase Accented characters

Roberto Ostinelli <>
Sun Oct 21 21:25:11 CEST 2012


Thank you Loïc,

did you happen to benchmark it? Would that be better/faster than a simple
list_to_binary(string:to_lower(binary_to_list(Bin)))?

On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:

> On 10/21/2012 09:14 PM, Roberto Ostinelli wrote:
>
>> Dear list,
>>
>> I've a binary string which includes accented characters and unicode,
>> that i need to downcase.
>>
>> Is my real best option here to convert everything to list and downcase
>> that?
>>
>
> Your current best option is ux_string:to_lower/1 from the ux library which
> will properly lower all characters, not just A-Z.
>
> Should be at https://github.com/erlang-**unicode/ux<https://github.com/erlang-unicode/ux>
>
> --
> Loďc Hoguin
> Erlang Cowboy
> Nine Nines
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>
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