[luatex] setting lccode "automatically"
taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Jun 23 12:35:42 CEST 2011
> No, and even without those local-dependent cases, it would still be
> impossible to build a correct lccode/uccode table since
> lowercasing/uppercasing one character is context-dependent and can
> result in more than one character: the uppercase of ß is SS.
Well, in this particular example, there is ... U+1E9E ! :) :)
> \lccode/\uccode (and by extension, \lowercase/\uppercase) is just not
> usable in the Unicode world.
It is actually quite usable, I think. It may not be applicable in
all 100% of cases, but it scores well above 99% of practical cases,
and that is not at all the same as not usable.
> LuaTeX might implement the casing
> algorithms (with tailoring) described in section 3.13 of the
You do not happen to be bored and looking for something interesting
to do in the coming few weeks, by any chance?
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