Re: Case insensitive string comparisons

Subject: Re: Case insensitive string comparisons
From: Norman Walsh <norm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 9 Aug 1997 10:48:54 -0400
"W. Eliot Kimber" <eliot@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> My experiments suggest that Jade does not provide case-insensitive string
> comparisons (case-ci=? and case-upcap functions aren't recognized) and I
> wanted to confirm that this is the case.  I assume that this is because
> Jade does not yet implement the language definition machinery and thus has
> no way of knowing what the case mapping would be.

FWIW, Jon (Bosak) implemented DOWNCASE-STRING (which only works for
the English alphabet, but could be extended).  It's in dbcommon.dsl in
either the print or HTML DocBook stylesheets at


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