[swift-corelibs-dev] Measurement Formatters & ICU

Henry Betts henry.betts at btconnect.com
Tue Aug 23 18:53:05 CDT 2016

> On 23 Aug 2016, at 16:58, Philippe Hausler <phausler at apple.com> wrote:
> Is there a specific version of ICU that we need to pick that functionality up? As it stands we don’t have a upper version limit on ICU but if we had a portion of the ICU source in CF it would probably mean that we would get symbolic conflicts when linking against versions that already had that.

Looks like the C++ MeasureFormat (and friends) have existed since ICU 3.0, although they have not yet got around to implementing a C interface. I don’t think symbolic conflicts would occur, since, if ICU did eventually introduce the C interface, I assume that it would use just a “u” prefix rather than “ua”. Not sure if that’s what you meant.

Alternatively, I suppose we could just bypass uameasureformat, and interact with the c++ api directly in CF, since it looks like it’s going to have to be setup to compile c++ anyway.


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