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Steven R. Loomis via Unicode unicode at
Fri Jun 8 16:14:51 CDT 2018


> But the consortium has formally dropped the commitment to DUCET in CLDR.
> Even when restricted to strings of assigned characters, the
> CLDR and ICU no longer make the effort to support the DUCET
> collation.

 CLDR is not a collation implementation, it is a data repository with
associated specification. It was never required to 'support' DUCET. The
contents of CLDR have no bearing on whether implementations support DUCET.


On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 10:41 AM, Richard Wordingham via Unicode <
unicode at> wrote:

> On Fri, 8 Jun 2018 13:40:21 +0200
> Mark Davis ☕️ <mark at> wrote:
> > > The UCA contains features essential for respecting canonical
> > > equivalence.  ICU works hard to avoid the extra effort involved,
> > > apparently even going to the extreme of implicitly declaring that
> > > Vietnamese is not a human language.
> > A bit over the top, eh?​
> Then remove the "no known language" from the bug list

What does this refer to?

> …ICU isn't
> fast enough to load a collation from customisation - it takes hours!


> ICU is, alas, ridiculously slow

I'm also curious what this refers to, perhaps it should be a separate ICU
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