From: Martin Bonner (martin.bonner_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-06 06:05:32
Just one comment:
From: Sean Parent
> Consider -
> to_lower(first, last, output)
How do you handle that with just a forward iterator? You need to read a whole word before you can decide whether "SS" should be "ß" or "ss" in the output. (I suppose you could read the word into an internal buffer - but that seems extreme).
> such transformations can work with any encoding (you can uppercase
> UTF-8 into UTF-32). They can't work in-situ (but I don't think
> to_upper or to_lower really can work in-situ - certainly not in UTF-8
> and probably not in UTF-16, and I believe there are some multi-
> character forms that even break in UTF-32...).
It is ß -> SS that break in-situ conversion!
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