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Re: Simplify formatting.c

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Euler Taveira de Oliveira <euler(at)timbira(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Simplify formatting.c
Date: 2008-06-14 21:29:42
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Bruce Momjian wrote:

> I moved str_initcap() over into oracle_compat.c and then had initcap()
> convert to/from TEXT to call it.  The code is a little weird because
> str_initcap() needs to convert to text to use texttowcs(), so in
> multibyte encodings initcap converts the string to text, then to char,
> then to text to call texttowcs().  I didn't see a cleaner way to do
> this.

Why not use wchar2char?  It seems there's room for extra cleanup here.

Also, the prototype of str_initcap in builtins.h looks out of place.

Alvaro Herrera                      
PostgreSQL Replication, Consulting, Custom Development, 24x7 support

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