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i18n-ISSUE-475: Do Unicode Strings get normalized when placed into RDF

From: Steven Atkin <atkin@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2015 09:47:18 -0700
To: public-csv-wg@w3.org, www-international@w3.org
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4.3 Interpreting datatypes

When strings are parsed from the CSV data are they first normalized before
being mapped to the xsd:string datatype? For example, are the strings
normalized into Unicode Normal Form C.

It is recommended that text not be normalized if it is already in a Unicode
encoding. If the text is not in Unicode then a normalizing transcoder
should be used and the Unicode Normal Form C should be used.

Steven Atkin, Ph.D.
STSM - Chief Globalization Architect
IBM Globalization Center of Competency
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