[I18n-sig] Character Model for the World Wide Web

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Thu, 20 Dec 2001 20:15:51 +0100

Misha.Wolf@reuters.com wrote:
> I'm very pleased to be able to announce the publication of a new Working
> Draft of the Character Model for the World Wide Web:
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/charmod/
> An extract from the document follows:
>    Abstract
>    This Architectural Specification provides authors of specifications,
>    software developers, and content developers with a common reference for
>    interoperable text manipulation on the World Wide Web. Topics addressed
>    include encoding identification, early uniform normalization, string
>    identity matching, string indexing, and URI conventions, building on the
>    Universal Character Set, defined jointly by Unicode and ISO/IEC 10646.
>    Some introductory material on characters and character encodings is also
>    provided.

Looks like we'll need Unicode normalization support in Python
soon in order to reach at least some compatibility with this 
proposed standard.

Marc-Andre Lemburg
CEO eGenix.com Software GmbH
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