Re: Definitions

From: Peter Kirk (
Date: Wed Nov 26 2003 - 12:34:26 EST

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    On 26/11/2003 07:43, wrote:

    > ...
    >In all I would rather ban all defective sequences, by enforcing the W3C
    >character model. I dont' see much point for them. The only possible reason I
    >can think of right now is to allow description of the character itself, though
    >that would possibly best be done through an element that represents the concept
    >of a Unicode character along the lines of <character codepoint="824" />.
    Formally, as we discovered recently on this list, it is necessary to use
    defective combining sequences to write some Khmer words correctly as
    defined in TUS 4.0 p.282; for a sequence of combining characters
    following ZWNJ is a defective combining sequence.

    Peter Kirk (personal) (work)

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