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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 09:54:34 -0500
Message-ID: <498C4F2A.4090908@mit.edu>
To: Ambrose Li <ambrose.li@gmail.com>
CC: public-i18n-core@w3.org, W3C Style List <www-style@w3.org>

Ambrose Li wrote:
> 2009/2/6 Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>:
>> 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...
> 
> Yes
> 
> They just won't tell you.

It's not a matter of telling.  They just vote with their feet (or mice, 
as you prefer), and what they vote for is not the software that works 
consistently in all cases, if said consistency carries enough of a price 
in terms of other things they want.  See 
http://www.jwz.org/doc/worse-is-better.html for a good historical 
example.  Nothing much has changed since, really...

-Boris
Received on Friday, 6 February 2009 14:55:20 GMT

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