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From:
Elizabeth Mattijsen
Date:
September 24, 2020 18:08
Subject:
Re: "ICU - International Components for Unicode"
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CAFEF46A-C9C9-4920-B528-13934985DA74@dijkmat.nl
https://www.codesections.com/blog/raku-unicode/

> On 24 Sep 2020, at 20:00, Joseph Brenner <doomvox@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I'm not sure myself, but my first guess would be probably not...I
> *think*  Raku is doing it's own Unicode thing, and isn't using any
> system ICU libraries (but I'm willing to stand corrected on that).
> 
> As far as perl (the-language-formerly-known-as-perl5) is concerned:
> 
> That page http://site.icu-project.org/related is a little strange in
> any case.  If you follow the links for "perl" it goes to J. Briggs
> personal web page, and if you comb through that there's a link to his
> PICU just in tarball form.  He has a CPAN account, but doesn't seem to
> have put this code there.
> 
> (On the other hand there's this cpan module that uses the system icu
> libraries:   https://metacpan.org/pod/Unicode::Transliterate)
> 
> Anyway, I don't think perl has an ICU dependency either, it does it's
> own unicode thing as well (i.e. the Unicode "database" ships with it).
> 
> 
> On 9/24/20, William Michels <wjm1@caa.columbia.edu> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I stumbled across the "ICU - International Components for Unicode" website:
>> 
>> http://site.icu-project.org/
>> https://github.com/unicode-org/icu
>> 
>> There's a list of programming languages using the ICU libraries here:
>> 
>> http://site.icu-project.org/related
>> 
>> Should Raku be added to the list above?
>> I see Perl and Parrot listed, but not Raku.
>> 
>> Best, Bill.
>> 

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