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Re: Results of CSS case-sensitivity discussion at TPAC [I18N-ACTION-157]

From: Norbert Lindenberg <w3@norbertlindenberg.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2012 22:33:26 -0800
Cc: Norbert Lindenberg <w3@norbertlindenberg.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
Message-Id: <83EB06DE-0380-4048-9740-975814B2E61B@norbertlindenberg.com>
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>
No, by "special cases" we meant the "T" cases in the CaseFolding.txt file of the UCD. SpecialCasing.txt defines special cases for upper/lower/title case. One case that's special in SpecialCasing and not so special in CaseFolding is .

Expressed positively, CSS should use the mappings labeled C and F in CaseFolding.txt.


On Dec 3, 2012, at 15:46 , Phillips, Addison wrote:

> Hi Tab,
> Our minutes are here:
>   http://www.w3.org/2012/11/02-i18n-minutes.html#item02
> The result of the discussion was that CSS should require full Unicode case folding without special cases (by which we mean "SpecialCasing.txt" in the Unicode Character Database, which includes languages such as Turkish and Latvian).
> Richard was actioned with writing up a detailed response, but hopefully the above is a clear summary. Let me know if you would like to discuss.
> Addison
> Addison Phillips
> Globalization Architect (Lab126)
> Chair (W3C I18N WG)
> Internationalization is not a feature.
> It is an architecture.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Monday, December 03, 2012 3:38 PM
>> To: WWW International
>> Subject: Results of CSS case-sensitivity discussion at TPAC
>> Heya, I couldn't find any posted minutes of your TPAC meeting, so I'm poking
>> personally.
>> What was the result of the discussion about CSS identifiers and case-sensitivity?
>> If possible, can you point me to the minutes as well?
>> ~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 4 December 2012 06:34:31 UTC

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