RE: Non-ascii string processing?

From: Jill Ramonsky (
Date: Tue Oct 07 2003 - 03:48:05 CST

Well, I guess if I've got too many characters in my text for this
particular editor, I could always just present the document in NFC. That
might reduce the number a bit. However, I /strongly/ suspect that what
this editor /really/ wants is "no more than 3000 default grapheme
clusters". In which case, this is /still/ not a good use for CHARACTER


> -----Original Message-----
> From: 'Stephane Bortzmeyer' []
> Sent: Monday, October 06, 2003 1:38 PM
> To: Marco Cimarosti
> Cc: 'Stephane Bortzmeyer'; 'Doug Ewell'; Unicode Mailing
> List; Theodore
> H. Smith
> Subject: Re: Non-ascii string processing?
> Tell that to the editor (editors of paper publications still talk with
> this unit "3 000 characters, no more, for tommorrow morning").

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