International characters and Python's string functions on Linux
earlybird at mop.no
Thu Aug 5 09:37:13 EDT 1999
I'm running Python on Slackware Linux, and it does not seem to provide a
full international character set in the string.uppercase and
string.lowercase constants: only A-Z, which isn't enough.
Having studied the string module code a bit, I realize that Python is at
the mercy of the C API and its string/locale functions, so I'm thinking I
must probably configure Linux for a specific locale. Right? If so, how?
Alexander Staubo http://www.mop.no/~alex/
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