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RE: HTML5 and Unicode Normalization Form C

From: Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com>
Date: Sun, 29 May 2011 13:14:47 -0700
To: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
CC: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>, "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>
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> > However, I'm against applying NFC to displayable contents. If you read
> > XML 1.0 5th Edition carefully, it suggests using NFC only for XML
> > Names[1].
> Actually, it suggests not using compatibility characters.  It's neutral about
> precomposed (NFC) vs. decomposed (NFD).

No, in Appendix J, item #3 says:

Characters in names should be expressed using Normalization Form C as defined in [UnicodeNormal].


Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect (Lab126)
Chair (W3C I18N WG)

Internationalization is not a feature.
It is an architecture.

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