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[Bug 11124] consider reducing verbosity when talking about code points

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Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> changed:

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--- Comment #3 from Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> 2010-10-22 18:03:59 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> Sets and sequences of code points that appear frequently could be assigned
> names upfront, see, for instance,
> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc5234.html#rfc.section.B.1>.

I disapprove of the RFC style of giving ad hoc names to Unicode characters. I
object to using that style in HTML5.

I want to see the Unicode code point in the U+hhhh notation and the literal
character inline in the spec prose without indirection. I don't care about the
UPPERCASE UNICODE NAME, but what's in the spec now works for me.

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