On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 10:47:21PM +0900, Rui Hirokawa wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Apr 2001 15:37:14 +0300
> Andi Gutmans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > At 09:35 PM 4/30/2001 +0900, Rui Hirokawa wrote:
> > 
> > >Andi,
> > >
> > >We have plan to add ext/jstring which is a japanese string extension module
> > >to php-4.0.6.
> > >Is there any problem to add this module on CVS tree now ?
> > 
> > No I don't see a problem with this but please do it quickly. 4.0.6 has 
> > already gone a long way since we started RC'ing 4.0.5 and I would like to 
> > start RC'ing it pretty soon. You should probably also copy 
> > dotnet/EXPERIMENTAL to your directory until it becomes completely stable.
> I did.
> > 
> > By the way, do you think jstring is the right name? Is it only for Japanese?
> It includes some functions for japanese,but some functions are not 
> only for japanese.
> For example, this module supports encoding conversion functionality between
> Unicode and some other encodings like ISO-8859-X.
> Currently, it includes encoding conversion filter for japanese and ISO-8859-X,
> but it is relatively easy task to add another conversion filter for some other
> language.
> I believe this module is small step for PHP internationalization.
> I think the name 'jstring' is right name now because it is existing
> for japanese string function now.
> But  'i18n' or 'wchar' or 'i18n-ja' are also the candidate for the name.
It would be very good to join this features with existing iconv extension
rather than generate new extensions.
Sincerely yours, Alexander Bokovoy 
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