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   Re: [xml-dev] Unicode normalization tools

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Tim Bray scripsit:

> I've looked at ICU a couple of times and been horrified by the sheer 
> volume and the learning curve, and both times decided it was quicker and 
> safer to code up whatever-it-was myself.

That works if you have the utmost confidence in your personal ability to
get it right.  For most programmers, that's a dangerous attitude to take
around the guts of Unicode.

Knowledge studies others / Wisdom is self-known;      John Cowan
Muscle masters brothers / Self-mastery is bone;       jcowan@reutershealth.com
Content need never borrow / Ambition wanders blind;   www.ccil.org/~cowan
Vitality cleaves to the marrow / Leaving death behind.    --Tao 33 (Bynner)


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