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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2009 14:25:27 -0500
Message-ID: <498748A7.2000102@mit.edu>
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@amazon.com>
CC: "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Phillips, Addison wrote:
> If selectors require NFC internally, you can safely normalize during the initial processing. That's part of the point of recommending NFC in the first place. You might still store the original code point sequence for rendering purposes (although that should be for non-markup content).

I'm not sure how to reconcile this with the "parse-time normalization is 
not acceptable" view raised earlier in this thread.

Why is it ok to normalize tag names at parse time, but not other things?

-Boris
Received on Monday, 2 February 2009 19:26:14 GMT

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