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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2009 09:26:36 -0500
Message-ID: <498C489C.4090906@mit.edu>
To: David Clarke <w3@dragonthoughts.co.uk>
CC: public-i18n-core@w3.org, "'W3C Style List'" <www-style@w3.org>

David Clarke wrote:
> I generally prefer to have my software work well and consistently 
> without surprises, and performance has to be secondary to that.

Would that users saw it that way...

> - Maybe Moore's law will solve the performance issue, but only tolerant 
> coding and late normalisation can ensure that the software functional 
> and reliable.

 From observing software over the last 20 years, Moore's law doesn't 
solve application-level performance issues, precisely because people 
think it will.

Not that I like either of the things above.  They just are.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 6 February 2009 14:27:43 GMT

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