On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 11:05:33PM +0100, J.Pietschmann wrote: > There are libraries which already implement UAX#15 properly, e.g. icu4j, > but especially icu4j is a rather large blob of a jar. I think Unicode > normalization should be handled like PDF encryption: do it if the > library is available, otherwise emit a warning and simply skip the > step.
That is a good idea. I think we should regard ICU4J as a base library and not implement anything which is available in it. We may expect people who want decent Unicode functionality to have the ICU libraries installed. Simon -- Simon Pepping home page: http://www.leverkruid.eu