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Re: [SG16] Polls for named unicode escape sequences

From: Jens Maurer <Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 21:57:45 +0200
Your suggestions sound good.

What kind of poll do you anticipate outside of an SG16 meeting?


On 29/09/2021 21.50, Steve Downey via SG16 wrote:
> In order to make progress on wording I'd like to have some polls taken for named unicode escape sequences, since we've learned and changed a few things since the papers were first written.
> 1)
> In light of progress on D2290 Delimited escape sequences adding the form \u{ simple-hexadecimal-digit-sequence } to universal-character-name, named escape sequence should be an alternate form of universal-character-name, rather than only for literals.
> u-char:
> digit
> nondigit
> u-char-sequence:
> u-char
> u-char-sequence u-char
> universal-character-name:
> add \U{ u-char-sequence }
> Add text to say that u-char-sequence must match a name or alias in the UCD.
> 2)
> In light of the implementation experience using the Unicode standard rules for matching names producing a compact data form with fast lookup, propose that be adopted rather than mandating CAPITAL only exact match rules.
> Note that many online sources of codepoint names are lax about exact match.

Received on 2021-09-29 14:57:50