Re: accented characters

Subject: Re: accented characters

Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:47:01 -0400

To: Stefano Zacchiroli

Cc:, Bruno Deremble

From: David Bremner

Stefano Zacchiroli <> writes:

> Unicode has a notion of canonical form that rearrange accented
> characters in a sequence of non-accented characters + modifiers
> . A bunch of libraries
> use that stuff to normalize-away accents in unicode strings. I'm aware
> of a few in Python for instance, but not in C++ (which I believe is what
> you'd be interested in).

Apropos, Rob Browning started looking at canonicalization using glib

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