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Re: HTML5 and Unicode Normalization Form C

From: Andreas Prilop <aprilop@freenet.de>
Date: Fri, 27 May 2011 16:35:11 +0200 (CEST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1105271626590.23592@zen.rrzn.uni-hannover.de>
On Fri, 27 May 2011, Michael[tm] Smith wrote:

>> Is Unicode Normalization Form C actually required by HTML5
>> or is this a validator bug?
>
> it's intentional behavior in the validator, and it's an attempt
> to provide you with information about what could be seen as a
> potential portability problem in your document.

None of your business!

And it is even wrong because Unicode NFC will cause problems even
on Windows XP as shown by
 http://www.user.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/temp/yerushalayim.html

The HTML5 validator does not complain about charset=ISO-8859-15.
Are you going to tell us that ISO-8859-15 is "better" than
non-NFC Unicode?

> you can ignore the error

You confessed that there is no error.
Received on Friday, 27 May 2011 14:35:36 GMT

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