Re: Level of Unicode support required for various languages

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Tue Oct 30 2007 - 10:57:46 CST

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    On Oct 30, 2007, at 6:32 AM, Philippe Verdy wrote:

    > In other words, the IDS are not creating larger grapheme clusters,
    > each IDC
    > is its own grapheme cluster, self-delimited and completely
    > independent from
    > the surrounding.

    Implementations are allowed to do this if they choose. The current
    language in the standard was chosen precisely to allow this kind of
    remote possibility.

    > You could even use the encoded IDC for something else than Han (for
    > example
    > between Latin characters, may be needed for notation purposes, where
    > some
    > radicals are replaced by placeholder variables).

    Philippe, this is explicitly disallowed. Please read the standard
    before commenting on it.

    John H. Jenkins

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