<i18n dev> RL1.2 Properties (part 1 of 2)

Tom Christiansen tchrist at perl.com
Sun Jan 23 00:21:54 PST 2011

Sherman wrote:

> the \p{Lower/Upper/Alpha/Space} are specified/implemented for POSIX
> version, which is clearly documented in the API document.

I don't see how you can use Unicode names and give them non-Unicode
meanings.  That doesn't seem fair.

Perl had the same problem for a long time.  We finally got around
it by having things like \p{POSIX_Lower}, \p{POSIX_Alpha}, etc.
But these are a pretty recent fix to an old bug.


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