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From:
Father Chrysostomos via RT
Date:
October 2, 2014 04:48
Subject:
[perl #122853] Guarantee 0-9, A-Z, a-z character classes
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rt-4.0.18-21083-1412225321-40.122853-15-0@perl.org
On Wed Oct 01 20:42:11 2014, public@khwilliamson.com wrote:
> But 
> we run into trouble with the lowercase ones, as there are two versions 
> of sigma in the middle (which are really glyph variants of each other, 
> and so should not have been encoded separately in Unicode, but were for 
> compatibility with earlier standards).

On the contrary, the distinction between σ and ς is crucial when it comes to abbreviations.  Κος. and Κοσ. are not interchangeable.

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Father Chrysostomos


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