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Re: [css-text] I18N-ISSUE-313: Definition of grapheme clusters

From: Peter Moulder <pjrm@mail.internode.on.net>
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2014 11:37:02 +1100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20140125003702.GA7338@mail.internode.on.net>
On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 10:26:41PM +0000, Phillips, Addison wrote:

> The challenge here is that Unicode (and CSS) both define the term "character" to have a specific meaning equivalent to a Unicode codepoint,

Unicode considers the word "character" to have several meanings:
http://www.unicode.org/glossary/#character

This only further supports your conclusion here:

> Our primary comment is that we'd prefer to see a term other than (unadorned) "character" used where "user-perceived character" is intended.

pjrm.
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