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From Mathias Bauer <Mathias_Ba...@gmx.net>
Subject Re: [repo] External sources, ICU (was: Who wants to build OpenOffice?)
Date Thu, 08 Sep 2011 17:42:25 GMT
Am 08.09.2011 13:30, schrieb Eike Rathke:

> Hi Pedro,
> 
> On Wednesday, 2011-09-07 20:32:38 -0700, Pedro F. Giffuni wrote:
> 
>> > > There is also interest in using icu-regex for
>> > > replacing the copyleft regex and the latest
>> > > versions seem to have improved a lot.
>> > 
>> > Of course, but upgrading ICU at this stage for a 3.4
>> > release IMHO is not an option.
>> >
>> Hmm.. the release.
>> 
>> Apart from the SGA, that doesn't really depend on us,
>> we need:
>> - new regex code (where I thought and ICU upgrade would
>> actually help)
> 
> ICU 4.0.1 we use also has regex. Sure, newest ICU probably improved
> there, but upgrading ICU in the past gave some surprises, especially
> regarding break iterators, that made it necessary to adapt some things.
> That should be avoided.

Which version of ICU is used in LibreOffice? If they use a newer one,
this probably can tell us about possible "surprises".

Regards,
Mathias

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