Re: Specification for XID_Start and XID_Continue

From: Martin v. Lwis (
Date: Wed Aug 15 2007 - 06:05:44 CDT

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    > I glean this as the algorithm:
    > Add middle dot to ID_CONTINUE
    > If an ID_START or ID_CONTINUE character has a decomposition containing a
    > character other than middle dot that's not in ID_CONTINUE, then remove
    > that character from ID_START or ID_CONTINUE.
    > If an ID_START has a decomposition that begins with a character that's
    > not an ID_START, remove it from ID_START.

    Thanks, this is exactly what I was looking for - at least for Unicode
    4.1, this algorithm produces an outcome equal to the published tables.

    Could that be added to UAX#31?


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