Re: UTS #10: Unicode Collation Algorithm (UCA)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Jul 22 2002 - 13:43:32 EDT

At 06:15 -0700 2002-07-21, Michael \(michka\) Kaplan wrote:

>The UCA provides a very nice framework. But if you already have a house, who
>needs a new frame?

Because your already nice house isn't very friendly. It isn't
tailorable by anyone but you, which means, in effect, unless you're
an invited guest, you won't be able to enjoy the house. Of course
it's understandable that you did something else while things were
under ballot and so on. Perhaps you should migrate your current
ordering support to a UCA-based one. That would leave you more
flexible in future, particularly for the support of smaller

Michael Everson *** Everson Typography ***

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