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Re: Results of CSS case-sensitivity discussion at TPAC

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2013 04:01:35 +0100
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <bl77e89dt87enfmr8vnqntdn2jcu5g7q3k@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* John Daggett wrote:
>If what is being suggested here is simply "use C + F case mappings in
>CaseFolding.txt", this isn't sufficient enough to define a case
>matching algorithm that implementations can use.  In the minutes is a
>discussion of situations better handled by what some are describing as
>"full" Unicode case mapping but I think the details of the actual
>algorithm to be used are being glossed over.  In particular, I think
>two important questions need to be answered *after* an exact algorithm
>for case insensitive matching has been laid out:
>1. Does it make sense for CSS to be using one set of matching rules
>   and other parts of the web platform to be using something else?

Shouldn't that be answered prior to picking an algorithm?
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