In message <9611302342.AA13406@Unicode.ORG> unicode@Unicode.ORG writes:
> > 9F (159) -- Ÿ -- Ydieresis
> >Y diaeresis is a non-existent character, according to the experts on
> >TYPO-L, who have just discussed this in depth.
> According to the rules, a character cannot be deleted from UCS. So it has to
> stay with us.
> Quite possibly, but we should understand that it should be flagged as
> non-existent (so it can be reused :-) and an example of how easily
> these things can get taken as gospel once they're committed to paper
> and circulated to those who vote on these things in Geneva.
Rubbish - it cannot be REUSED - see my previous email where I give two
situations where it exists.
Sorry - I missed the smile :-) above - but you weren't totally tongue in
cheek about re-use, were you, Peter?
-- John Clews (Character Set Development) tel: +44 (0) 1423 888 432 SESAME Computer Projects, 8 Avenue Road Harrogate, HG2 7PG, United Kingdom email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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