From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 08:39:26 EST
At 07:31 -0500 2004-03-30, John Cowan wrote:
>Peter Kirk scripsit:
> > Yes it is, in Unicode 4.0.0. Ernest quoted from UAX #14 "All other space
> > characters have fixed width." This may be in the standard by mistake,
>> but it is in the standard. Asmus says that this will be changed in
>> 4.0.1, but that has not yet been released. If a statement is written in
>> a standard, even in the introduction to a different section, that is
>This is just false. All standards known to me have both normative and
>informative parts; there can be no presumption that a certain text is
>normative merely because it is in the standard.
John is correct here, but it is also true that "All other space
characters have fixed width" is a fairly strong declaration.
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