From: John Cowan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jun 27 2003 - 13:20:17 EDT
John Hudson scripsit:
> What if the request to change the Hebrew combining classes came *from* W3C
> and/or IETF? I'm not saying that this is likely, but I'm wondering whether
> they might, in fact, not insist on stability for characters for which
> normalisation is currently broken anyway?
The normalization is not broken from the point of view of the "stability
community". They consider it more important that there be a fixed rule,
than what the content of the rule is. Google for "stare decisis" for
much more on this point of view in general.
-- John Cowan email@example.com www.ccil.org/~cowan www.reutershealth.com "If I have seen farther than others, it is because I am surrounded by dwarves." --Murray Gell-Mann
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