[tz] tabs vs spaces

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu May 2 18:34:08 UTC 2013

On 05/01/13 16:51, James Cloos wrote:
> zic.c uses isascii(3) and isspace(3), so it is libc and locale dependent,
> although in practice the use of isascii(3) should minimize that dependence.
> Maybe even eliminate it.

Normally, zic doesn't call setlocale, so it's running
in the C locale.  There is a compile-time option HAVE_GETTEXT
that enables setlocale but it's not set automatically.
The intent of HAVE_GETTEXT was to allow zic's diagnostics
to be internationalized; it was not to change the input
language of zic.  So perhaps the HAVE_GETTEXT stuff should
be removed; or if it's kept, the use of ctype.h primitives
should be removed (which'd be more work....).

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