Re: Devanagari

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Jan 09 1997 - 07:39:08 EST

At 05:26 -0800 1997-01-09, unicode@Unicode.ORG wrote:

>Why encode half-forms and conjuncts except
>to satisfy font designers who want a glyph registration authority? If this
>is what you want, talk to AFII.

Why aren't, say, Planes 17-20 of ISO 10646 the glyph registry? Surely it
would be more useful to typographers to have the character-glyph vectors
mappable in a unified 32-bit space. Purchasable in one stop, or as a volume
of the standard.


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