From: Jukka K. Korpela (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Nov 02 2005 - 09:46:35 CST
On Wed, 2 Nov 2005, Theo Veenker wrote:
> I have a string that is supposed to represent an identifier for
> some programming language and I want the identifier in NFC and
> check if it matches the definition in UAX #31. Do I need to convert
> to NFC before or after checking the identifier syntax or wouldn't
> it make a difference?
It seems natural to normalize first. Intuitively, I would expect that
the result is the same, but UAX #31 only mentions, at
that isIdentifier(S) implies isIdentifier(toNFC(S)).
I wonder why it does not mention the reverse implication,
if it is true.
-- Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
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