RE: Proposal to add 2 Romanian characters

From: Ernest Cline (
Date: Mon Apr 26 2004 - 11:38:34 EDT

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    > [Original Message]
    > From: Peter Constable <>
    > The challenges created by having both precomposed and decomposed Latin
    > representations are something many of us have to contend with. Adding
    > new precomposed forms will not make those issues go away, and it will
    > create other problems, some of them quite serious insofar as it affects
    > normalization. Because of Unicode's stability policy wrt normalization,
    > and the above principles, new precomposed forms for Romanian or any
    > other language will not be added. That's just the way it is.

    However, there is nothing to prevent private use of precomposed forms.
    For internal programmic use for some languages this may be a
    desirable use of the PUA. You still would have to do the conversion
    at a later stage if the data needs to be exported outside the area of
    use, so that could affect the desirability of such a solution, but it is

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