[erlang-questions] Downcase Accented characters

Loïc Hoguin <>
Sun Oct 21 21:33:25 CEST 2012


For this comparison, ux would be slow and accurate, while your solution 
would be fast and inaccurate. :)

On 10/21/2012 09:25 PM, Roberto Ostinelli wrote:
> 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 <
> <mailto:>> 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
>     http://ninenines.eu
>
>


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