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Re: Query on UTF-32 encodings for letters
On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 01:20:37AM -0500, Robert Dewar wrote:
> OK, but the fight over whether Ada should have case insensitive identifier
> names was discussed and decided 20 years ago, with almost no controversy.
> Pretty much everyone agreed this was the way to go.
20 years ago, only the US DoD and its contractors had any interest in Ada,
and they did all of their business in English. Case insensitivity is
trivial and uncontroversial if you're only dealing with English and ASCII.