Janusz S. Bień jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl
Tue Sep 20 23:44:08 CDT 2016

On Tue, Sep 20 2016 at 18:09 CEST, doug at ewellic.org writes:
> Janusz Bień wrote:
>> For me it means that Swift's characters are equivalence classes of the
>> set of extended grapheme clusters by canonical equivalence relation.
> I still hope we can come to some conclusion on the correct Unicode name
> for this concept. I don't think non-Unicode interpretations of terms
> like "grapheme" are grounds for throwing out "grapheme cluster,"

I agree.

> but I can see that the equivalence class itself is lacking a name.


> Note that the Swift definition doesn't say that <00E9> and <0065 0301>
> are identical entities, only that the language compares them as equal.

I'm fully aware of this.

Best regards


Prof. dr hab. Janusz S. Bien -  Uniwersytet Warszawski (Katedra Lingwistyki Formalnej)
Prof. Janusz S. Bien - University of Warsaw (Formal Linguistics Department)
jsbien at uw.edu.pl, jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl, http://fleksem.klf.uw.edu.pl/~jsbien/

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