Re: Unicode Normalisaton Optimisation Experiments

From: Markus Scherer (
Date: Thu Sep 25 2003 - 17:25:21 EDT

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    Peter Kirk wrote:
    > On 25/09/2003 12:27, wrote:
    >> It's not a reordering per se, as the first combining character is
    >> given the first "opportunity" to combine.
    > Thanks for the clarification.

    In other words, yes, Unicode's NFC does perform "discontiguous composition". Some things might be
    easier if only contiguous composition were used, but the current definition does give you the
    shortest strings.

    See also (not a normative Unicode document).


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