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Re: pg_trgm

From: Tatsuo Ishii <ishii(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us
Cc: ishii(at)postgresql(dot)org, robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com, peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net, ishii(at)sraoss(dot)co(dot)jp, andres(at)anarazel(dot)de, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, teodor(at)sigaev(dot)ru
Subject: Re: pg_trgm
Date: 2010-05-28 00:40:14
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> > Problem with pg_trgm is, it uses isascii() etc. to recognize a letter,
> > which will skip any non ASCII range character in C locale.
> The only place I see that is in those ISPRINTABLE macros, which are only
> used in show_trgm(), which is just a debugging function.  It could stand
> to be improved but it doesn't seem exactly critical.


similarity -> generate_trgm -> find_word -> iswordchr -> t_isalpha -> isalpha

if locale is C and USE_WIDE_UPPER_LOWER defined which is the case in
most modern OSs.
Tatsuo Ishii
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan

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