From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Dec 22 2004 - 01:42:18 CST
Philippe Verdy <verdy underscore p at wanadoo dot fr> wrote:
>>> Unicode defines only 4 *standard* normalization forms (NFC, NFD,
>>> NFKC, NFKD), but other *non-standard* normalization forms are
>> But should not be used. It can be tricky enough getting the four
>> standard ones right as it is.
> Wrong. Non-standard normalization forms are useful too, and can even
> be safe if they preserve one of the two standard equivalences
> (canonical or compatibility).
I agree that non-standard normalization forms may have benefits, as in
your Korean example.
I respectfully disagree that they should be used. IMHO, the potential
for confusion and lack of interoperability is greater than the benefit.
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