An Overview of New Scripts in Unicode 3.0
Kamal Mansour - Agfa Monotype Corporation
||Manager, Software Engineer, Systems Analyst, Marketer
With the advent of Unicode 3.0, several new scripts are added to the
existing repertoire. After introducing 10 of the new scripts by showing
each of them in a typical graphic setting, we will explore a select few
of the following facets:
- History & derivation
- Look (graphic impression)
- Classication as alphabetic, syllabic, ideographic, etc.
- Relation to other scripts
- Behavior: notable characteristics, level of complexity, etc.
- Economic significance