Changes in tables from Unicode 5.0 to 5.1
phoffman at imc.org
Wed Mar 19 18:34:49 CET 2008
At 7:15 AM +0100 3/19/08, Patrik Fältström wrote:
>I have checked what changes we will get when we go from Unicode 5.0
>to 5.1 (given version of 5.1 that existed last Friday on the Unicode
>1. There is one codepoint that is DISALLOWED in 5.0 and PVALID in 5.1
>02EC;MODIFIER LETTER VOICING;Sk;0;ON;;;;;N;;;;;
>02EC;MODIFIER LETTER VOICING;Lm;0;ON;;;;;N;;;;;
>Reason for this is that it changes from being GeneralCategory Sk to
>General Category Lm. This in turn make the codepoint from not being
>in any of the categories in IDNA200X to be Category A.
That seems of some concern. This seems to be a character that we
would not want in IDNA200x. Can people who understand this character
comment on it? Like, why was the category changed?
>This codepoint because of this would be forced to be added to
>category G IF this draft had been posted as an RFC:
> Category G - Backward compatibility
Glad we have that, yes.
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