Re: XML attribute normalization and Unicode in C language

From: Jon Hanna (
Date: Fri Jun 03 2005 - 04:01:26 CDT

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    Mike Hao wrote:
    > Hi All,
    > I am not sure if this is the right group to post my
    > question. Hope I can get some help or hint from you.
    > I am working on a project, which need to normalize XML
    > attribute values using C programming language. I need
    > to support UTF-8 and UTF-16 encodings. Currently I can
    > not think of a good solution to it. Does anyone have
    > such a experience to share with me? Or could you tell
    > me what's the right way to do it?

    "Normalize" could mean one of two things, or both, in this context.
    There is a concept of normalisation of attributes in XML, and a concept
    of normalisation in Unicode that is recommended in *some* XML contexts.

    Could you verify which you are talking about?

    Jon Hanna
    "I don't like to LOOK out of the windows even - there are so many of 
    those creeping women, and they creep so fast."
    - Charlotte Perkins Gilman, _The Yellow Wallpaper_

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