UCA unnecessary collation weight 0000
Richard Wordingham via Unicode
unicode at unicode.org
Thu Nov 1 16:32:01 CDT 2018
On Thu, 1 Nov 2018 21:13:46 +0100
Philippe Verdy via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
> I'm not speaking just about how collation keys will finally be stored
> (as uint16 or bytes, or sequences of bits with variable length); I'm
> just refering to the sequence of weights you generate.
> You absolutely NEVER need ANYWHERE in the UCA algorithm any 0000
> weight, not even during processing, or un the DUCET table.
If you take the zero weights out, you have a different table structure
to store, e.g. the CLDR fractional weight tables.
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