Re: Merging combining classes, was: New contribution N2676

From: Peter Kirk (
Date: Wed Oct 29 2003 - 17:30:55 CST

On 29/10/2003 15:07, John Cowan wrote:

>Not necessarily. A process may check its input for normalization and
>reject it if it is not normalized, and XML consumers are encouraged
>(not required) to do so.
This looks to me like a clear breach of C9, at least of the derived

> no process can assume that another process will make a distinction
> between two different, but canonical-equivalent character sequences.

Another process may not be assumed to make a distinction between
normalised and non-normalised forms and so may not be assumed to
normalise, accurately or at all.

Peter Kirk (personal) (work)

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