Re: Combining Latin Small Letter A

From: Markus Scherer (
Date: Fri May 19 2006 - 13:56:45 CDT

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    On 5/18/06, <> wrote:
    > Is there a reason for it? This would then result in some letter-like
    > chars not being found when searching for them as a letter.

    If you are interested in searching and matching, you might be better
    served by a collation-based search rather than normalizing, case
    folding, and other hand-picked processing.

    Unicode defines a default collation algorithm and describes searching
    and matching based on it:

    ICU implements this and provides language-specific tailorings as well
    as many knobs and levers for customization:

    Best regards,

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