[R6RS] revised Unicode SRFI
mflatt at cs.utah.edu
Wed Mar 29 09:18:46 EST 2006
At Wed, 29 Mar 2006 15:47:28 +0200, Michael Sperber wrote:
> - Is the restriction of <= 8 hex digits for scalar values really
> necessary, i.e. does it hurt not to give a limit?
I don't know. It seemed like no more than 8 would ever be necessary,
and <= 8 might make life simpler for some parsers. But I would be fine
with removing the restriction.
> - I don't much like the name "char-symbol-part?"---the name confused
> me as to its purpose. How about `char-printable-symbol-part?' ?
Ok. Or do we need it at all?
> - In `string-normalize-nfd', there's a double "normal". Shouldn't it
> be either `string-nfd' or `string-normalize-d'?
I originally had `string-normalize-d', but I noticed that the Unicode
community usually refers to the format as "NFD" instead of "D". Still,
I didn't change until I went back to
where Jorgen suggested `string-normalize-nfd'. I see that it's somewhat
consistent with the Java API, too:
So, I figured that the extra "nf" probably belongs, but I have no
strong opinion on this.
I'll incorporate all your other improvements in the next draft.
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