From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jun 25 2003 - 16:15:21 EDT
John Hudson scripsit:
> I'm not saying I like this, but this is how it has been explained to
> me with regard to the very clearly erroneous Hebrew mark combining classes
> which demonstrably break Biblical Hebrew text. In this case, any existing
> normalisation for Hebrew is already broken -- in the sense of destroying
> Biblical Hebrew text -- but still the argument from the UTC seems to be
> that even broken implementations -- broken because the standard is broken
> -- must not be broken.
I don't understand how the current implementation "breaks BH text".
At worst, normalization may put various combining marks in a non-traditional
order, but all alternative orders are canonically equivalent anyway, and
no (ordinary) Unicode process should depend on any specific order.
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