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"John.Cowan" <jcowan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: > Thomas Bushnell BSG scripsit: > >> Regardless, I must say that I think this *must* take a back seat to my >> primary goal: >> >> Keep standardization from screwing up the efforts of people who do >> want to implement Unicode correctly. > > I'll repeat myself once: > > The claim that correct implementation of Unicode requires string<? > and friends to implement the UCA is false. The Unicode Standard > does not incorporate the UCA. Even when the UCA is implemented, it > need not be the only or the most primitive kind of collation > available. I'm referring to all the associate Unicode-related standards as well. Please don't standardize non-compliance with other standards. If a Scheme system wants to comply with the UCA, then it should be able to do so without violating the Scheme standard.