On 18-jun-2006, at 6:17, Tim Bray wrote:
>
> Be careful.  Case folding is a horrible can of worms, is rarely  
> implemented correctly, and when it is (the Java library tries  
> really hard) is insanely expensive.  The reason is that case  
> conversion is not only language-sensitive but jurisdiction  
> sensitive (in some respects different in France & Qu├ębec).  Trying  
> to do case-folding on text that is not known to be ASCII is likely  
> a symptom of a bug.

Let's write a specification.

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