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Re: [selectors-api] Selectors API I18N Review...

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 16:25:57 +0200
Cc: <public-i18n-core@w3.org>, <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <CCE2EC9E-B301-4227-9561-F2745D532B06@iki.fi>
To: "Richard Ishida" <ishida@w3.org>

On Feb 4, 2009, at 16:11, Richard Ishida wrote:

>>
>> From: Henri Sivonen [mailto:hsivonen@iki.fi]
>> Sent: 03 February 2009 13:45
> ...
>>> You could say that the keyboard *ought* to churn out
>>> NFC, but it's too late. People using those keyboards will be
>>> producing content that may look different to that created by people
>>> using other input methods.
>>
>> Making existing browsers normalize before string equality checks is
>> also too late.
>
> I'm not sure why.

Existing browsers have shipped already. That code runs the way it  
runs. If new browser versions (that don't yet exist) ended up behaving  
differently wrt. string equality comparison, there'd be a  
discontinuity point in interop.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
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