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

From: Phillips, Addison <addison@amazon.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 07:53:43 -0800
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <4D25F22093241741BC1D0EEBC2DBB1DA017DA5F209@EX-SEA5-D.ant.amazon.com>
>   Would it be reasonable to also disallow insertion of combining
> characters via such escapes?

Absolutely not reasonable. Some scripts *require* the use of combining marks. NFC does not guarantee that no combining marks appear in the text. Applying NFC only means that any combining marks that can be combined with their base characters are, in fact, combined.

Addison

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect -- Lab126

Internationalization is not a feature.
It is an architecture.



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