On Tue, 4 Nov 1997, Michael Everson wrote:
> Ar 03:09 -0800 1997-11-04, scríobh Martin J. Dürst:
> >Of course I know that it's impossible to have all RTL characters
> >within U+0580-U+7FF. But it would be a good idea if all the RTL
> >scripts in Plane 1 went close together, and some reserved space
> >be kept closeby for newly encoded RTL scripts. That would make
> >it easier for software to do the right thing.
> That is the current plan, though the Roadmap doesn't I think do this
> perfectly. Some RTL archaic scripts are intended for the BMP precisely
> because it is convenient to keep them all together.
That sounds very nice to me. Whether the scripts go into the RTL
region of the BMP or the RTL region(s?) of Plane 1 is not too
important for this.
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