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Re: [selectors-api] Selectors API I18N Review...

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 09:57:58 +0200
Cc: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, "'Anne van Kesteren'" <annevk@opera.com>, public-i18n-core@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <384042F5-8CD3-4CCC-A875-BFEEC91E2FCB@iki.fi>
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>

On Feb 10, 2009, at 22:11, Daniel Glazman wrote:

> I am using a Mac. On Mac, Unicode normalization gives me e' for
> &eacute; while most other systems will give me .

Do you have steps to reproduce?

I tried the following:

Baseline: Establish that Firefox 3.0.6 doesn't normalize what it gets  
from an input method when it submits a form:
  1) Load http://rishida.net/scripts/uniview/conversion.php
  2) Type e in the first box.
  3) Insert COMBINING ACUTE ACCENT in the first box after the e.
  4) Click Convert.
(Result: U+0065 U+0301)

  1) Pick the French keyboard layout.
  2) Press the key labeled  (with caret in the first box).
  3) Click Convert.
(Result: U+00E9)
  4) Press option shift & (& being the key labeled 1 on most keyboards).
  5) Press e
  6) Click Convert
(Result: U+00E9)

Henri Sivonen
Received on Wednesday, 11 February 2009 07:58:40 UTC

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