Re: Wanted: synonyms for Age

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Mon Jul 27 2009 - 14:22:03 CDT

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    Eric Muller said:

    > Seems to me that "age" in regular expressions is really "presentIn" or
    > "partOf" and that renaming that (if possible) would be the best. Then
    > the comment in DerivedAge.txt (which is really about the disconnect
    > between the "age" property and "age" in regular expressions) could
    > simply go away.


    > If the regular expression side cannot be fixed, then the comment could
    > be reworded:
    > # Caution: when using the Age property in regular expressions,
    > "\p{age=3.0}" matches all
    > # the code points assigned in version 3.0, that is all the code points
    > with a value less or
    > # equal to 3.0 for the Age property.
    > # For more information, see

    I would favor that solution.

    Further explanation should also be useful for UTS #18, the
    next time it is opened for updates.


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