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Re: Unicode Normalization thread should slow down; summary needed

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 13:29:27 +0200
Cc: public-i18n-core@w3.org, W3C Style List <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <CB75902B-2C30-4E7B-AF8B-2E6E9FF91D84@iki.fi>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>

On Feb 11, 2009, at 13:01, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> I would think the I18N Core Working Group is well aware that there are
> too many ways in which strings end up in web content to count them all
> and I consequently took discussion about direct character by character
> user input as well as those about identifiers as mere illustration of
> the general problem.

I thought keyboard input was put forward as the concrete problem,  
because existence proof for the general problem is obvious and (I  
believe) uncontested.

> How big a problem that is or what requirements a solution would have  
> to meet nobody seems to know.

I think establishing these things is a very important prerequisite to  
trying to solve the problem.

> As such this discussion is largely misplaced on www-style.

I agree.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Wednesday, 11 February 2009 11:30:09 UTC

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