[erlang-questions] Unicode/Latin 1 (Erlang 3000?)

Benjamin Tolputt btolputt@REDACTED
Thu Nov 20 01:38:18 CET 2008

Richard O'Keefe wrote:
> But it doesn't check that the input *is* Latin 1.
> (One of the two mistakes I thought I saw was a mistake
> on my part, but that one's real.)
> to_upper_char(-137) => -137, for example.
> The last clause would be better as
> 	0 =< C, C =< 16#FF -> C
> As a matter of fact, I'd expect a fair bit of "Latin 1"
> these days to be really Latin 9 or Windows-whatsit,
> both of which have extra letters.  Latin 9 has an upper case
> version of 16rFF (at 16rBE).  My machine has oodles of 8859-15
> locales..

Whilst I understand this subject is important to many, can we continue
it under a different subject name that "Erlang 3000?" please? I,
personally, am not worried so much about Latin 1 / Unicode right now,
but am trying to follow the suggestions and discussion on
additions/changes to Erlang as a whole.


Benjamin Tolputt
Analyst Programmer

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