|author||Steven G. Johnson <email@example.com>||2014-07-18 11:28:28 -0400|
|committer||Steven G. Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2014-07-18 11:28:28 -0400|
Merge pull request #7 from JuliaLang/cjh/rename-mojibake
Rename libutf8proc -> libmojibake.
Diffstat (limited to 'README.md')
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 12 deletions
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
-# libutf8proc #
-The [libutf8proc package](https://github.com/JuliaLang/libutf8proc) is
a lightly updated fork of the [utf8proc
library](http://www.public-software-group.org/utf8proc) from Jan
Behrens and the rest of the [Public Software
@@ -9,19 +9,19 @@ of the credit* for this package: a small, clean C library that
provides Unicode normalization, case-folding, and other operations for
data in the [UTF-8 encoding](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UTF-8).
-The reason for this fork is that utf8proc is used for basic Unicode
+The reason for this fork is that `utf8proc` is used for basic Unicode
support in the [Julia language](http://julialang.org/) and the Julia
developers wanted Unicode 7 support and other features, but the
Public Software Group currently does not seem to have the resources
-necessary to update utf8proc. We hope that the fork can be merged
-back into the mainline utf8proc package before too long.
+necessary to update `utf8proc`. We hope that the fork can be merged
+back into the mainline `utf8proc` package before too long.
-(The original utf8proc package also includes Ruby and PostgreSQL plug-ins.
-We removed those from libutf8proc in order to focus exclusively on the C
+(The original `utf8proc` package also includes Ruby and PostgreSQL plug-ins.
+We removed those from `libmojibake` in order to focus exclusively on the C
library for the time being. We will strive to keep API changes to a minimum,
-so libutf8proc should still be usable with the old plug-in code.)
+so `libmojibake` should still be usable with the old plug-in code.)
-Like utf8proc, the libutf8proc package is licensed under the
+Like `utf8proc`, the `libmojibake` package is licensed under the
free/open-source [MIT "expat"
license](http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT) (plus certain Unicode
data governed by the similarly permissive [Unicode data
@@ -35,8 +35,8 @@ For compilation of the C library run `make`.
## General Information ##
The C library is found in this directory after successful compilation
-and is named `libutf8proc.a` (for the static library) and
-`libutf8proc.so` (for the dynamic library).
+and is named `libmojibake.a` (for the static library) and
+`libmojibake.so` (for the dynamic library).
The Unicode version being supported is 5.0.0.
*Note:* Version 4.1.0 of Unicode Standard Annex #29 was used, as
@@ -64,5 +64,5 @@ strings, unless you want to allocate memory yourself.
## Contact ##
Bug reports, feature requests, and other queries can be filed at
-the [libutf8proc page on Github](https://github.com/JuliaLang/libutf8proc).
+the [libmojibake page on Github](https://github.com/JuliaLang/libmojibake/issues).