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RE: Link-6: Addressing at the sub-element level

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@eps.inso.com>
Date: Mon, 19 May 1997 14:56:00 -0400
Message-Id: <199705191856.OAA26926@nathaniel.ebt>
To: jtauber@jtauber.com
CC: Peter@ursus.demon.co.uk, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>Could somebody outline the problems Unicode presents for character =
>counting? Is it deciding how to count precomposed characters versus =
>combinations or what?

Yes. This and also the fact that certain combinations can cause what
appears to the user as identical display, though the ordering 
might be different. You also run into problems with the definition
of "word" if you wish to use that quantum.
Received on Monday, 19 May 1997 14:57:30 UTC

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