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Re: NFC in HTML5 (was: RE: Slots for Cyrillic Accented Vowels)

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 29 May 2011 22:58:59 +0900
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>
Cc: "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110529135859.GB85275@sideshowbarker>
"Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>, 2011-05-28 14:40 -0700:

[quoting me]
> > For the record: There is no NFC requirement in HTML5. The fact that the
> > HTML5 facet of the W3C markup validator currently reports non-NFC as a error
> > is a bug in the validator.nu backend that the HTML5 facet relies on.
> 
> That's what I've found. Henri Sivonen introduced this based on what I
> believe is a misreading of Charmod-Norm.

Actually, after chatting with Henri about it, I believe it was more a case
of him introducing it speculatively, in anticipation that a requirement
would end up being added to the HTML spec.

  --Mike

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