Re: Unicode & space in programming & l10n

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Tue Sep 19 2006 - 21:14:34 CDT

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    Hans Aberg <haberg at math dot su dot se> wrote:

    > It is probably more efficient to translate the stream into code points
    > and then use a compression technique on that, because then the full
    > character structure is taken into account. Then it does not matter
    > which character encoding is used.

    If you have not yet read Unicode Technical Note #14, particularly the
    sections on "general-purpose compression" and "two-layer compression,"
    you might wish to do so.

    Doug Ewell
    Fullerton, California, USA
    RFC 4645  *  UTN #14

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