[Haskell-cafe] Re: Valid Haskell characters
briqueabraque at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 26 00:04:01 EDT 2008
One may wonder which of them was used
in Haskell compilers. Did they take
only Lu characters, or were they
carefull to accept all Uppercase?
Deborah Goldsmith a écrit :
> All characters with general category Lu have the property Uppercase, but
> the converse is not true.
> On Aug 25, 2008, at 8:27 PM, Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
>> On 26 Aug 2008, at 1:31 pm, Deborah Goldsmith wrote:
>>> You can't determine Unicode character properties by analyzing the
>>> names of the characters.
>> However, the OP *does* have a copy of the UnicodeData...txt file,
>> and you *can* determine the relevant Unicode character properties from
>> For example, consider the entry for space:
>> The Zs bit says it's a white space character
>> (Zs: separator/space, Zl: separator/line, Zp:
>> Or look at capital A:
>> 0041;LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A;Lu;0;L;;;;;N;;;;0061;^
>> The Lu bit says it's a L(etter) that is u(pper case).
>> Upper case: Lu, lower case: Ll, title case: Lt,
>> modifier letter: Lm, other letter: Lo, digit: Nd,
>> If memory serves me correctly, this is explained in the
>> UnicodeData.html file, under a heading something like
>> Normative Categories.
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