From: Mark Davis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 12:00:36 CDT
"add as single letter" does not mean "always treat as single letter in
On 9/25/07, Marion Gunn <email@example.com> wrote:
> Tricky? Perhaps so, Mark, but solutions are the name of the game. In
> any case, we need to add CH as a single letter in both Welsh and
> Breton, C'H as a single letter in Breton, FF as a single letter in
> Welsh, NG as a single letter in Welsh, etc., in all implementations.
> On 24 Sep 2007, at 20:52, scríobh Mark Davis:
> > ...
> > On the comment on "feasible" -- I think the reference there was to
> > language/locale-sensitive regex. That involves a few things which
> > are quite tricky, and are thus listed under Level 3 in UTS#18.
> > sensitivity: "aa" matches a-ring in Danish
> > language-sensitive ordering ranges: [a-z] doesn't include o-slash
> > in Danish
> > language-sensitive grapheme clusters: a dot matches "ch" in Slovak
> > ...
> > Few implementations try to handle locale-sensitivity except for
> > POSIX (and that has significant problems in it). I wouldn't say
> > that they are infeasible, but they are tricky.
> - -
> Marion Gunn * EGTeo (Estab.1991)
> 27 Páirc an Fhéithlinn, Baile an
> Bhóthair, Co. Átha Cliath, Éire.
> * firstname.lastname@example.org * email@example.com *
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