Re: [dev] Re: [libutf] Proposal for additional rune utility functions

From: Connor Lane Smith <>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 21:03:57 +0000


On 11 February 2015 at 20:48, FRIGN <> wrote:
> there's no need for a separate GitHub-repo. You are the maintainer and
> have the right to push your stuff to suckless, and at least I personally
> would really like to see the fresh changes here on rather
> than some GitHub 0815 repository.

I'll consider treating the suckless repo as origin, assuming my keys
still work after all this time.

> I hacked on the mkrunetype.awk a lot and modified it so that it
> generates is*rune.c's, lowerrune.c and upperrune.c.
> The reasoning behind this is binary size, as discussed earlier. You can
> see the result here[0].
> Whereas the old implementation only supported the is*rune-checks, I
> reworked the parser so that it now automatically generates the case-
> conversion-functions "toupperrune()" and "tolowerrune()" from the
> UnicodeData.txt as well.

This looks very nice, and I'd like to merge it up into libutf. I can't
see mkrunetype.awk in the repo, though.

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