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Re: [charmod-norm] Case Folding introduction (Section 2.1)

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:25:05 +0900
To: klensin via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>, <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <56B318F1.2010402@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
On 2016/02/04 12:16, klensin via GitHub wrote:
> klensin has just created a new issue for
> https://github.com/w3c/charmod-norm:
> == Case Folding introduction (Section 2.1) ==
> It may not be relevant (or even, by other measures, correct), but I've
>   been beaten up several times by scholars of Arabic calligraphy who
> have claimed by any treatment of the distinction among initial,
> medial, final, and isolated forms as different from the distinction
> between upper, lower (and maybe title) case reflects a European script
>   bias and not actual relationships.

I fully agree with John. I don't have any experience of being beaten up 
by experts on that point, but then only because I never even got the 
idea to make such a point.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Thursday, 4 February 2016 09:25:49 UTC

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