From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Wed May 07 2003 - 17:56:13 EDT
Asmus Freytag scripsit:
> Actually, that describes the ideal - in the historic process of creating
> and maintaining these decompositions, that ideal has been compromised.
Fair enough. But it does describe what the original poster wanted to know
about: the *purpose* of having two different decomposition systems.
> The canonical decompositions were applied to CJK compatibility characters,
> essentially negating their purpose, and causing big practical problems in
> all environments where they are used. It's arguable that they should have
> been made compatibility decompositions.
They are a mixed lot, though; the Korean ones on the BMP are really, really
just clones, AFAIU.
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