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Re: Bits from the release team: full steam ahead towards buster

Adam Borowski <kilobyte@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 10:19:46AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> That said, nearly all US English writers will just omit the accents
>> anyway.  At least US English (I can't speak for UK) really aggressively
>> drops accent marks.

> About dropping accents: do you know what can upcase('i') and
> lowercase('I') be?  Even this is not invariant.

Yes?  Not sure that's super-relevant here, but that's a rather notorious
edge case in the Turkish locale.

> Thus, there are locales where a purely ASCII word sorts differently when
> capitalized and when not.

Yes, including en_US.

Russ Allbery (rra@xxxxxxxxxx)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>