Re: Normalisation stability, was: Compression through normalization

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Tue Nov 25 2003 - 14:18:14 EST

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    Philippe Verdy <verdy underscore p at wanadoo dot fr> wrote:

    > I'm not convinced that there's a significant improvement when only
    > checking for noramlization but not perfomring it. It requires at least
    > a list of the characters are acceptable in a normalization form, and
    > as well their combining classes.

    UAX #15 begs to differ. See Annex 8, "Detecting Normalization Forms":

    In particular, the list of characters and derived properties, while
    large, is *much* smaller than the complete UCD.

    I have not tested this, and don't currently plan to.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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