Unicode 7.0.0, (combining) Hamza Above, and normalization
johnl at taugh.com
Fri Aug 8 18:01:47 CEST 2014
>I think this is an important insight and it may indeed be the case that
>normalization for Domain Name purposes and normalization for other purposes
>are not as aligned as we supposed. ...
If I may stick my semi-informed oar in, it seems to me that for
linguistic purposes, homographs are generally not an issue. Remember
all those manual typewriters that didn't have digit 1 or 0 keys, so
you used letters l and O instead.
In our case, homographs are a big deal. So can we just say that,
and decide to do whatever minimizes homograph issues even though
it's not the same as what would reflect linguistic usage?
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