Re: Still can't work out whats a "canonical decomp" vs a "compatibility decomp"

Date: Thu May 08 2003 - 12:01:43 EDT

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    Ken Whistler wrote on 05/07/2003 07:18:13 PM:

    > I agree that it is probably time to start on the process of
    > creating a new set of more nuanced (and documented) equivalence
    > mappings for the Unicode Standard -- ones that are not
    > encumbered by the immutability implied by the Normalization
    > algorithm.

    Hear! Hear!

    > That Cleanicode project is (or ought to be) distinct from
    > the kind of project that Asmus has in mind of providing
    > more precise, graduated, equivalence mappings that can
    > be useful to implementations to actually produce the
    > results that people expect, but which they may not get today
    > just based on normalization forms.

    But it would probably provide insights useful to the Cleanicode project.

    - Peter

    Peter Constable

    Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
    7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236, USA
    Tel: +1 972 708 7485

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