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

Richard Wordingham richard.wordingham at ntlworld.com
Thu May 1 17:44:24 CDT 2014

On Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:19:57 -0700
Asmus Freytag <asmusf at ix.netcom.com> wrote:

> On this side show, Philippe finally is correct, because I received
> his message without ASCII-i-fication; he cc'd me directly, and I
> never saw the mangled text. It's a bit embarassing for a Unicode mail
> list to not even be able to let guillemets through unmolested.

Are you sure it's the mail list that did the mangling?  As I got the
post, it had two parts, plain-text in ISO-8859-1, with '<<' and '>>'
substituted for the guillemets '«' and '»', and HTML, also in
ISO-8859-1, with character entities « and ».  I suspect
Philippe's e-mail client may be at fault.


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