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Make it possible to disable UTF-8 support in favor of ASCII only #24

akheron opened this Issue May 18, 2011 · 0 comments


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akheron commented May 18, 2011

Add a ./configure option --with-ascii-only or such that would switch the library to an ASCII only mode. In this mode, only 7-bit ASCII would be accepted and all UTF-8 related code would be replaced with (probably smaller and more efficient) code that only handles ASCII.

One possible use case would be low-specification systems with very limited CPU or RAM.

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