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Re: UTF-8 NFC vs NFD compression, French sample (was: Updated Binary Optimized Header Encoding Draft)

From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:17:09 -0600
Message-ID: <CAK3OfOi5Gi76DcMZa4j1VWsZSjps8P5gGca0_uzDj+A8sy04kg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Frédéric Kayser <f.kayser@free.fr>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>, Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
On Wednesday, November 21, 2012, Frédéric Kayser wrote:

> Effectively, I have noticed some odd behaviour, for instance search of
> words containing diacritics does not work if the text is in NFD since when
> typed the search string is usually in NFC (tested in many text editors and
> web browsers).

Exactly.  Now, we are talking about intra-protocol elements, but even so,
I'd rather focus on alternative ways to compress than this one.
Received on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:19:50 UTC

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