In message <199909301519.IAA28612@unicode.org>
> What is the NEW problem brought by unicode or combining characters?
> Somebody says: if my application is waiting for "login", it will not trigger
> if it receives "logi˝" (where ˝ is a precomposed) but it would trigger with
> "login~", (where ~ is a combining mark). That is true, so what!?
The problem is that Unicode states that those two strings are canonically
equivalent - treating them differently potentially leads to a whole new
can of worms.
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