It is a canonical transformation. See the note under D3 in http://www.unicode.org/unicode/reports/tr15/tr15-18.html
> Note: Hangul syllable decomposition is considered a canonical decomposition. See Technical Report #8: The Unicode Standard, Version 2.1 (http://www.unicode.org/unicode/reports/tr8.html) or The Unicode Standard, Version 3.0. Also see Annex 10: Hangul.
See also D23 in the 3.0 book.
Please let us know where you looked and didn't find the answer -- it will help to improve the site. We probably ought to add it to http://www.unicode.org/unicode/standard/versions/UnicodeData-3.0.0.html#Field Formats, for one.
> This is probably another FAQ question, but I was unable to find it anywhere.
> Is the algorithmical mapping of Hangul jamos to precomposed syllables and
> vice versa (see. UTR #15:
> http://www.unicode.org/unicode/reports/tr15/tr15-18.html) a *canonical* or
> *compatibility* transformation?
> _ Marco
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