From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Jan 16 2005 - 12:58:19 CST
Philippe Verdy <verdy underscore p at wanadoo dot fr> wrote:
>> Elaine, the good news for you is that if you order your Unicode
>> Hebrew text according to these 'alternative combining classes' you
>> will not be deviating at all from the Unicode standard. Your text
>> will not be normalised in any of the standard normalisation forms,
>> but the standard nowhere specifies that texts must be normalised. Of
>> course you need to ensure that your text is not normalised by other
>> processes, or that if it is you then restore it to the order of the
>> 'alternative combining classes' - a process which should be
> Note that you can't define "alternative combining classes" the way you
> want, if you need to preserve canonincal equivalence.
Isn't that what Peter said? If you don't care about standard
normalization forms, you don't care about canonical equivalence.
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