On Fri, Feb 04, 2000 at 10:22:58AM +0200, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> The only clean way I see out of the locale mess is to replace them
> with a clean *Perl-specific* API: what I mean by this is that Perl
> distribution itself would contain the necessary locale definitions
> (collation, numeric and date formatting, character classes (from
> Unicode), et cetera), and the perl core would then use those
> definitions.

All we need is mapping byte => unicode.  All the rest can be deduced
by some C tests, right?

Ilya

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