[sword-devel] Re: Westcott-Hort

Chris Little sword-devel@crosswire.org
Mon, 05 Apr 2004 22:33:36 -0700

Costas I. Stergiou wrote:

> Actually, the NFC standard is all about precomposed chars. All the
> extended
> greek chars are exactly this: the (pre-composed) greek letters with the
> diacriticals. I use icu4j for all my tests & conversions and when
> asking to take
> a text and convert it to NFC it does use the extended greek chars. So, my
> almost certain answer, is yes (extended greek is NFC)


It sounds like you know what you're doing.  My only concern was that the 
   Greek Extended area was categorized as compatability or presentation, 
in which case they might not be canonically equivalent to decomposed 
codepoint sequences.  But if you're doing NFC normalization already, 
then obviously they are.