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Subject: RE: [office] [OASIS Issue Tracker] Commented: (OFFICE-2769)Needs-discussion: 6.19.2 ARABIC function and Turkish "i"s

On Mon, 2010-06-28 at 23:34 -0600, David LeBlanc wrote:
> As far as I can tell, there is no analogue to that function in Excel,
> so this is purely my $0.02, but any time you're dealing with character
> conversion, you have to consider locale.

This issue has nothing to do with character conversion, and as far as
OpenFormula is concerned we should not consider locale. 

> IMHO, if you're converting to and from Roman numerals, then the
> definition of Roman numerals that I'm aware of involved the Latin
> characters I, X, V, M, D, and C (and you sometimes see these in
> lowercase). If I were writing a parser to convert those, I'd consider
> anything else an error, or a non-number.

I would agree with this!


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