incorrect upper()/lower() of UTF-8

Max M maxm at
Sat Jun 29 21:09:19 CEST 2002

Martin v. Loewis wrote:

> It might be worth noting that the .upper and .lower methods of the
> Unicode string are not locale-aware. Instead, they work on all
> characters independent of the locale (*). 

Ok ... but I have had problems when using the title() method on strings. 
It didn't work correctly with Danish Characters. But When I set the 
locale for other reasons, the title() worked correctly, or rather as I 
wanted ;-)

That's why I said the locale module should be tried.

regards Max M

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