Re: Canonical equivalence in rendering: mandatory or recommended?

Date: Thu Oct 16 2003 - 03:04:36 CST

On 15/10/2003 21:44:20 Peter Kirk wrote:

>On 15/10/2003 10:48, Asmus Freytag wrote:
>> So we conclude: "rendering any string as if it was normalized" is
>> *not* a performance issue.
>Thank you. This is the clarification I was looking for, and confirms my
>own suspicions. But are there any other views on this? I have heard
>them from implementers of rendering systems. But I have wondered if this
>is because of their reluctance to do the extra work required to conform
>to this requirement.

It may not be just the extra work that gives rise to such reluctance:
There may be pieces out of the implementer's control (e.g., fonts) that
would also have to change.


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