Unicode width data inconsistent/outdated

Yaakov Selkowitz yselkowitz@cygwin.com
Wed Jul 26 17:03:00 GMT 2017


On 2017-07-26 03:08, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul 26 08:49, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>> It would be good to keep wcwidth/wcswidth in sync with the installed
>> Unicode data version (package unicode-ucd).
>> Currently it seems to be hard-coded (in newlib/libc/string/wcwidth.c);
>> it refers to Unicode 5.0 while installed Unicode data suggest 9.0 would
>> be used.
>> I can provide some scripts to generate the respective tables if desired.
>> Thomas
> 
> If you can update the newlib files this way and send matching patches
> to the newlib list, this would be highly appreciated.

Thomas, I just updated unicode-ucd to 10.0 for this purpose.

-- 
Yaakov

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