Unclear text in the UBA (UAX#9) of Unicode 6.3

Doug Ewell doug at ewellic.org
Mon Apr 21 13:14:35 CDT 2014

From: Asmus Freytag <asmusf at ix dot netcom dot com> wrote:

> In general, I heartily dislike "specifications" that just narrate a
> particular implementation...

I agree completely. I see this with CLDR as well; there is a more or
less implicit assumption that I will be using ICU to implement whatever
is being described. I don't care how robust and well-tested a wheel is;
as a developer, I should be able to use the specification to reinvent it
if I like.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, USA
http://ewellic.org | @DougEwell

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