Keyboard Suddenly Outputting in NFD

Richard Wordingham richard.wordingham at
Tue Mar 23 15:18:43 CDT 2021

On Tue, 23 Mar 2021 11:22:44 +0100
Marius Spix <marius.spix at> wrote:

> Logstash can be used for NFC normalization.

> Gesendet: Dienstag, 23. März 2021 um 09:11 Uhr
> Von: "Richard Wordingham via Unicode"

>> one types
>> grep $(uconv -x any-nfc <<<pattern) file
>> This won't work nicely if the pattern contains shell control
>> characters, such as spaces and dollars.

Ah, my solution is the wrong way round.  It should be:

uconv -x any-nfd | grep pattern

I should make the data match the search string!


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