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[Bug 5897] New: Make Ω and Å expand to their NFC equivalents

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Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 11:30:51 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-5897-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=5897

           Summary: Make &ohm; and &angst; expand to their NFC equivalents
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: simonp@opera.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org


The expansions of &ohm; and &angst; are prohibited in NFC. NFC normalises them
to U+03A9 and U+00C5. Perhaps HTML5 should make these entities align with NFC.

http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/whatwg/20080725#l-369

ohm; U+03A9
angst; U+00C5

(i.e. same as &Omega; and &Aring;)


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