Re: Why no combining-character form for U+00F8?

From: Andreas Prilop <>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 18:55:00 +0200 (CEST)

On Fri, 17 Aug 2012, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

> There is an essential difference between using combining mark
> and using a precomposed character:
> ...
> In searches, for example, they do not match.

At least in Google, they match:

> In rendering, they would normally produce the same result,
> but not necessary; transferred to another program, they might
> produce different results, if the program cannot handle
> combining marks or handles them too simply.

Especially monospaced fonts such as Courier (New) are likely
to fail. Test page for combining marks:
Received on Fri Aug 17 2012 - 12:02:18 CDT

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