[tz] tabs vs spaces

random832 at fastmail.us random832 at fastmail.us
Fri May 3 16:39:48 UTC 2013

On Fri, May 3, 2013, at 4:46, Clive D.W. Feather wrote:
> "isascii" is not a C Standard function. The C Standard requires that all
> the <ctype.h> functions work with all possible values of type unsigned
> char and with EOF, so there is no need for "isascii".

The code dates back to at least 1986, which is three years older than
the C standard. There has been some cleanup done in recent years to make
it more ANSI conformant (rather, more willing to presume ANSI
conformance on the part of the environment it is compiled in), but it
seems the removal of isascii usage has not been one of those changes so

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