short Unicode names?

From: Werner Lemberg (
Date: Thu Jan 01 1998 - 14:57:53 EST

Is there an algorithm how to convert long Unicode names like 'LATIN
CAPITAL LETTER A WITH ACUTE' into short Adobe-ish names like 'Aacute'?

With `short' I mean a name not longer than about 32 characters and no
spaces in it.

Or are there already short Unicode names defined? U+00C1 is not very


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