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RE: Single quotes in Info

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Single quotes in Info
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:35:20 -0800 (PST)

> Replacing existing classes would need modifications of the Unicode
> tables.  Again, not easy, and should be.

I didn't say anything about replacing existing classes.

> > > E.g., why would you want to make 2 and ② equivalent, but not 2 and ²?
> >
> > Why not?  Why not be able to define your own class that includes
> > 2 = ②, 3 = ③, etc., but not 2 = ² etc.?
> Because it makes no sense.  This isn't some game we are playing here;
> these equivalences have deep meaning in some contexts.  If they don't,
> they should not be used as a whole.

I give up.  To me, it should be possible to allow user & use-case
choices - arbitrary equivalence classes, not just

User-defined does not imply silly game-playing or any necessary lack
of "deep meaning".

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