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Re: [CSS21][css3-namespace][css3-page][css3-selectors][css3-content] Unicode Normalization

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2009 12:45:36 +0100
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: public-i18n-core@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uop2yaju64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Sun, 01 Feb 2009 17:26:22 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> To wit, weird XML vocabularies that have XML names using the two  
>> variants of e.g. ë would change in meaning (and return different  
>> results), but I suppose this is highly theoretical.
> I understand that XML does not require parse-time Unicode normalization.  
> Does it forbid it?

Per the grammar you should be able to get a non-normalized tree and should  
not suddenly end up with, say, a tree normalized to NFC. It does not  
explicitly forbid it, but it does not forbid throwing a non namespace  
well-formedness error on Sundays either.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 2 February 2009 11:46:42 UTC

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