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Re: [Bug-wget] wget IRI test failures on Mac OS X

From: Andries E. Brouwer
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] wget IRI test failures on Mac OS X
Date: Wed, 18 May 2016 21:03:52 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Wed, May 18, 2016 at 12:58:58PM -0500, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> > On May 18, 2016, at 12:51 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> > 
> > Does OS X have a function that can compare equal strings with composed
> > and decomposed characters that are equivalent sequences?
> Maybe this helps: A quick search shows not a function to compare for
> Unicode equivalence, but functions for converting an NSString to
> various forms:
> https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/qa/qa1235/_index.html

Be careful: MacOS fixed the filename standard before Unicode fixed
the NFD normal form. As a result, filenames on HFS+ are in a form
close to but not identical to NFD. The details are messy.


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