Many languages use Braille. As such it's more of an encoding than a script.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Cowan [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, November 09, 1998 7:00 PM
> To: Unicode List
> Subject: Re: How Many Scripts?
> Kenneth Whistler scripsit:
> > John Cowan wrote:
> > >
> > > In summary, this means that Unicode 3.0 should include:
> > > [A] total of 38 scripts;
> > >
> > Not quite. In addition to the 24 scripts currently in Unicode 2.1:
> Okay, I miscounted Unicode 2.1; I thought there were 25.
> > [A] total of 36 scripts.
> > All other additions are either extensions to existing scripts
> > or represent symbols or symbol collections. (Braille is not
> > generally considered a script.)
> This last seems highly debatable. Why is Braille not a script?
> I realize that the 256 dot-patterns mean different things in different
> contexts, but isn't that equally true of other scripts?
> John Cowan email@example.com
> e'osai ko sarji la lojban.
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