Re: Normalization Form KC for Linux

From: Martin J. Duerst (
Date: Thu Aug 19 1999 - 02:10:55 EDT

At 13:12 99/08/18 -0700, John Cowan wrote:
> Kenneth Whistler wrote:

> > My only concern is that Normalization Form C (rather than KC) might
> > be more appropriate.
> I agree. Using Form KC strips away information; for some purposes
> (like programming language text) it may be the Right Thing, but
> for general text Form C is safer and more sensible.

Slight correction: Program language text contains strings,
which are user data and where compatibility equivalents should
not be stripped away. Form KC should be applied to programming
language identifiers.


#-#-# Martin J. Du"rst, World Wide Web Consortium

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