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Re: PATCH: perlre.pod (against 5.6.0)

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Benjamin Holzman
April 30, 2000 12:54
Re: PATCH: perlre.pod (against 5.6.0)
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On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 02:11:57PM -0400, Ronald J Kimball wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 11:41:07AM -0600, Tom Christiansen wrote:
> > >:>l179: \u      titlecase next char
> > >:>Not sure what 'titlecase' means, or why it is more accurate than
> > >:>'uppercase', nor why \U was not similarly changed.
> Is there some special meaning to "titlecase next char" as opposed to
> titlecasing a word, or is it redundant to specify "char"?  If I use \u in
> the middle of a word, am I still titlecasing the next character?

Unicode provides for three cases for characters; lower, upper and title,
because some characters, like Hungarian "dz", can be "dz", "DZ" or "Dz".
I can only assume that this is what was meant.

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