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Re: [draft] Unicode Normalization: requsts for CSS-WG, HTML-CG agendum

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2009 16:52:31 +0900
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To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@amazon.com>
Cc: "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>

I haven't read everything, but if your claim ("overly-aggressive")
is true, then early normalization would be better than late matching,
because it would allow those producers that, for whatever reason,
insist on that there is a difference to simply not do normalization
for these codepoints.

Regards,    Martin.

At 09:33 09/02/07, fantasai wrote:
>There are several messages so far pointing out that, the intention of
>this normalization form notwithstanding, the existing NFC normalization
>algorithm is overly-aggressive and may cause dataloss in content. This
>should be noted in the summary. I think it therefore precludes early
>normalization of content.

#-#-#  Martin J. Du"rst, Assoc. Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
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