Re: UnicodeData.txt problem

From: Tom Emerson (
Date: Fri Dec 09 2005 - 13:43:49 CST

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    Markus Scherer writes:
    > There are known parsers of UnicodeData.txt that currently can't handle
    > additional syntax. There are "unknown unknown" parsers that may not
    > handle it either...

    So we break them. We make them add a line that ignores any line that
    starts with a '#'. For crying out loud, the advnatages of including
    the version number in thee files far outweights the minimal
    inconvenience it would cause to people parsing them.

    Telling people to compare file dates, file sizes, or whatever,

    Tom Emerson                                          Basis Technology Corp.
    Software Architect                       
     "You can't fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal." (W.S.B.)

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