On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 19:33, Nikolai Weibull <now / bitwi.se> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 18:24, NARUSE, Yui <naruse / airemix.jp> wrote:
>> (2010/03/26 0:02), Nikolai Weibull wrote:

> I was wondering if there was a way to do it without having to do
>
> String.new.unicodify.upcase

>> But I think, people want both ASCII version and Unicode version of upcase.
>> So you should name your Unicode methods another names.

> Why would they want that? Having an ASCII-only version of #upcase
> makes no sense for a Unicode String more than supporting #upcase
> requires that you load the Unicode character database information,
> which takes up quite a lot of memory.

So, what°«s the reasoning here?  Having "bc".upcase return "BC" makes
absolutely no sense and means that quite a few methods on String are
completely useless in a m18n context.