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RE : RE : Add flag to UTF8normalize and pals to allow accent stripping
At 06:26 AM 2002-02-26, John Hughes wrote:
>> I've found a better solution to this problem (IMO). Rather than
>> changing the code, it can be done by only changing the Unicode
>That's rather wholesale isn't it? I'd even go so far as to say
>it's *wrong*. I agreed that it's a bad idea to change the (externaly
>supplied) ucdata library, but changing the (standard) unicode data
>files seems even worse.
I believe it best not to incorporate normalizations based
upon language specific equivalences in OpenLDAP code or
distributed tables. Those who wish to use non-standard
normalization can provide non-standard tables.