The future of Sonnet
thiago at kde.org
Tue Jan 2 18:40:31 GMT 2007
Simon Hausmann wrote:
>> QChar doesn't include an ability to query which block (usually this
>> means script type) a character belongs to. It also doesn't allow you
>> to query some other the other data included in the technical reports
>> or annexes, including tr29 which is used for the text breaks class.
>> This data includes a bunch of special categorization that only is
>> relevant, if used in the context of text breaking code. This is
>> especially important for handling the more exotic orthographies of the
>> world. I'd also like to be able to allow users or language specific
>> distros to change the mappings, although this may be unnecessary
>> and/or foolish.
>We actually consider exposing a bit more public unicode API in Qt 4.3.
> Some of it is already visible, like title casing and basic surrogate
And, as always, if you need something that is in the tables already but
not visible, ask. Maybe TT will consider exposing the API.
What isn't there (and I bet there's a lot), including it in the Sonnet
libraries will do.
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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