Re: Greek chars encoded twice -- why?

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Fri Feb 19 2010 - 07:33:47 CST

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    <vanisaac at boil dot afraid dot org> wrote:

    > Precomposed characters are currently discouraged from use,

    By whom?

    > and I believe NFKD is the prefered normalization.

    The World Wide Web Consortium, the IETF (RFC 5198), and many others have
    standardized on NFC.

    > Personally, I would put precomposed characters, C0 and C1 controls,
    > and Latin-1 micro sign at the top of my list of what you characterize
    > as "flaws".

    Lumping all C0 characters together here seems problematic.

    Doug Ewell  |  Thornton, Colorado, USA  |
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