ISSUE-497: avoid listing whitespace characters ⓟ

avoid listing whitespace characters ⓟ

State:
CLOSED
Product:
find-text
Raised by:
Addison Phillips
Opened on:
2015-10-15
Description:
http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-findtext-20151015/#terms

In the Terminology section there is a definition of 'whitespace':

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A whitespace character is any character with the Unicode character property "WSpace=Y", including the following codepoints: U+0009 (character tabulation); U+000A (line feed); U+000B (line tabulation); U+000C (form feed); U+000D (carriage return); U+0020 (space); U+0085 (next line); U+00A0 (no-break space); U+1680 (ogham space mark); U+2000 (en quad); U+2001 (em quad); U+2002 (en space); U+2003 (em space); U+2004 (three-per-em space); U+2005 (four-per-em space); U+2006 (six-per-em space); U+2007 (figure space); U+2008 (punctuation space); U+2009 (thin space); U+200A (hair space); U+2028 (line separator); U+2029 (paragraph separator); U+202F (narrow no-break space); U+205F (medium mathematical space); U+3000 (ideographic space)..
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Listing these whitespace characters is both incomplete and probably not a good idea. It would be better to refer to the Unicode property (http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr44/#White_Space) or to Unicode character class Z (all of the subclasses). You might then give a few examples, but this list is necessarily incomplete.
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Related emails:
  1. I18N-ISSUE-497: avoid listing whitespace characters ⓟ [find-text] (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2015-10-15)

Related notes:

https://github.com/w3c/i18n-activity/issues/103

Richard Ishida, 17 Mar 2016, 12:28:42

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