Re: Unicode and XML : real publications

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Apr 30 1998 - 14:08:41 EDT

>> In our world, we find that Unicode is not up to Egyptian
>> hieroglyphics, Akkadian, variant Thai traditions.

I am actively working on Egyptian, and have looked into Akkadian somewhat.
UTC and WG2 are of course interested in Thai extensions and so forth.

>> - In many countries hilltribe and minority languages are not represented by
>> the national unicode committees that are appointed by the government.

Evidence for characters in use can be presented to the Unicode Consortium
and to representatives of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2 to be considered for
encoding. You are invited to do so, of course.

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