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Re: convertKeyIdentifier

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 02:53:27 +0000 (UTC)
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0909230251220.2822@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 22 Sep 2009, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On Sep 22, 2009, at 9:27 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> I agree with Anne. I think we should remove the U+XXXX format entirely. 
> If you have a string like Q, you can convert it to a unicode numeric 
> value for range checking like this: [...]
>
> I don't think the U+XXXX string format does not add any value.

Are dead keys represented in some way? The string "\x0308" is not a valid 
Unicode string (it has a combining character with no base), but I don't 
see how else we would represent the diaeresis dead key.

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