In message <9811251951.AA05385@unicode.org>
firstname.lastname@example.org (Timothy Partridge) writes:
> Back to the subject of what would be useful on the Unicode 3.0 CD,
> how about a list of the characters used by various languages?
> (Perhaps with classifications like "essential" and "only in foreign
> words".) Could the European subsetters be persuaded to contribute
> their data? The Cyrillic and Arabic blocks also merit attention.
Much of that task is already being done in the draft CEN Workshop
Agreement (CWA) on Alphabets of Europe, in the Project Team appointed
by CEN/TC304: Information and Communications Technologies: European
Localization Requirements. Michael Everson is the editor of that
project, and it may be useful to contact him for details.
-- John Clews, SESAME Computer Projects, 8 Avenue Rd, Harrogate, HG2 7PG Email: European@sesame.demon.co.uk; telephone: +44 (0) 1423 888 432 Committee Chair: ISO/TC46/SC2: Conversion of Written Languages Committee Member: CEN/TC304: European Localization Requirements Committee Member: ISO/IEC/JTC1/SC22/WG20: Internationalization Committee Member: ISO/IEC/JTC1/SC2: Coded Character Sets Committee Member: Foundation for Endangered Languages
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