Re: Bit-twiddling complaint about bidi categories

From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Fri May 05 2000 - 18:15:35 EDT

It's important to separate the statement of the algorithm from its
The algorithm is now stated in two separated phases:

1) Property lookup
2) Action based on properties

This makes the statement of the algorithm much cleaner and easier to verify,
since the part 2) is now independent of adding characters to the standard.
As Mark points out, you can use any number of tricks to get your desired
time-space tradeoff in your implementation.


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