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[Bug 11124] consider reducing verbosity when talking about code points

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--- Comment #18 from Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> 2012-02-20 22:04:28 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #17)
> (In reply to comment #13)
> > BTW if anyone can write a self-contained perl or python script that can be run
> > against the file here:
> > 
> >    http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html
> > 
> > ...that applies this decision, that would make my life a lot easier. (If you
> > are interested in doing that let me know and I can help you — there might be
> > things I can do to make it simpler, e.g. applying it at a different point in
> > the pipeline.)
> I have what I think is a complete script that attempts to implement both parts
> of the change proposal and that seems to work as expected:
> http://people.w3.org/mike/fixes/bs.pl

Mike, thanks A LOT for working on this; I think it's a great starting point.

Maybe, to move forward, we can split this into two subtasks; definining the
character classes and using them, and then reduce the remaining verbosity? I
*believe* the first one should be less controversial.

It also seems that applying the patch may require some grammar post-tuning; I'm
happy to help with that once we agree on how to proceed.

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