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RE: Normalizing transcoders

From: Tex Texin <tex@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 00:21:34 -0800
Message-ID: <012AB2B223CB3F4BB846962876F47217712DD2@SNV-EXVS08.ds.corp.yahoo.com>
To: "Martin Duerst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, <www-international@w3.org>

That's a nice feature, thanks.

-----Original Message-----
From: Martin Duerst [mailto:duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp] 
Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2007 11:39 PM
To: Tex Texin; www-international@w3.org
Subject: RE: Normalizing transcoders

At 16:12 07/11/30, Tex Texin wrote:
>Martin, that is interesting news.
>When converting utf-8 to 1258 does it also change characters that are 
>not available as composed characters in 1258 to their combining forms?
>Most transcoders would error or convert to ?.

Yes indeed. A lot of the characters in the U+1Exx block are converted to a base and a combining character in windows-1258.

Regards,    Martin.

#-#-#  Martin J. Du"rst, Assoc. Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
#-#-#  http://www.sw.it.aoyama.ac.jp       mailto:duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp     
Received on Friday, 30 November 2007 08:22:09 UTC

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