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Re: [perl #122853] Guarantee 0-9, A-Z, a-z character classes

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From:
Karl Williamson
Date:
October 2, 2014 14:44
Subject:
Re: [perl #122853] Guarantee 0-9, A-Z, a-z character classes
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542D64B6.7050409@khwilliamson.com
On 10/01/2014 10:48 PM, Father Chrysostomos via RT wrote:
> 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.
>

I stand corrected

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