[Python-Dev] 2.1 alpha: what about the unicode name database?
Mon, 15 Jan 2001 20:45:02 GMT
> The name database portions of SF task 17335 ("add
> compressed unicode database") were postponed to
> My current patch replaces the ~450k large ucnhash
> module with a new ~160k large module. (See earlier
> posts for more info on how the new database works).
> Should I check it in?
>Since the Unicode character names are probably
>not used for performance sensitive tasks, I suggest to
>checkin the smallest version possible.
>If it is too much work to get Finn's version recoded in C
>(presuming it's written in Java), then I'd suggest checking
>in your version until someone comes up with a yet smaller
FWIW, I agree the that 160k module should be used. Please, nobody should
use the jython compression as an argument to delay any improvements in
I certainly didn't post because I wanted to complicate your processes. I
just wanted to show off <wink>.