RE: Does Unicode 4.1 change NFC?

From: Jon Hanna (
Date: Sun Apr 03 2005 - 15:22:22 CST

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    > > Yes. New CJK compatibility ideographs U+FA70..U+FAD9 have canonical
    > > decompositions into single characters. For example NFC(U+FACF) =
    > > U+2284A (for the first time a BMP character is normalized
    > to something
    > > outside BMP).
    > Isn't that against Unicode statibility?


    > If things change within the set of newly assigned codepoints,
    > this is not an
    > issue, as existing documents normalized in the past should
    > not have used
    > them (and if they did, they were already non-conforming...)

    Indeed. Note that U+FACF is unassigned in Unicode4.0.1.

    > I will seriously download the new UCD database, when I've got
    > some time.

    Perhaps you should do that first, and then complain about its contents

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