Re: [I18nrp] Mappings for IDNA2008 ?

"Patrik Fältström " <paf@frobbit.se> Fri, 08 February 2019 19:16 UTC

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Subject: Re: [I18nrp] Mappings for IDNA2008 ?
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On 8 Feb 2019, at 9:20, Martin J. Dürst wrote:

>> I can as well say it is completely useless for the cases where the mapping *IS* special.
>
> I don't understand the last sentence. If we take the case of Turkish, then the generic mapping tables are useful because once we have them, a suitable Turkish mapping can be defined as a small delta (e.g. a small preprocessing step) to the generic mapping tables.

Ok, let me try again. It must be my lack of proper knowledge of english language that do not make me be able to make my point.

As you need this extra local delta, JUST using the plain mapping is wrong, include errors, and can not be used.

You MUST use the generic mapping (as you name it) PLUS the specific exceptions.

And it is definitely not the case that you can do f(x) and then f'(x), i.e. f(f'(x)) but instead you need to use y(x) as the function where y(x) is as you write f(x) modified with the delta that the LOCALE defines.

If one could do f(f'(x)) then it would be easy.

   Patrik