precomposed characters (was: Unicode organization is still anti-Serbian and anti-Macedonian)

Janusz S. Bien jsbien at
Sat Feb 15 12:39:59 CST 2014

Quote/Cytat - Richard Wordingham <richard.wordingham at>  
(Sat 15 Feb 2014 07:25:51 PM CET):
> Each precomposed character adds a small processing
> overhead to an extremely large number of computers, not just to the
> computers that actually use it.

This is a very strong claim. Would be so kind to elaborate?

Best regards


Prof. dr hab. Janusz S. Bień -  Uniwersytet Warszawski (Katedra  
Lingwistyki Formalnej)
Prof. Janusz S. Bień - University of Warsaw (Formal Linguistics Department)
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