In message <9812010328.AA04963@unicode.org>
email@example.com (Kenneth Whistler) wrote:
> Yes, they're changing ISO 8859-7. It's in a *backwards* compatible
> way, but that is incompatibility of a sort. People had assumed that
> 8859-x standards had fixed content forever, but nature and
> standards committees abhor a vacuum, so those holes are starting
> to get filled.
> And this will imply that there will need to be two MIME *charsets* -- one
> for the old version and one for the new version.
Oh dear. On that logic we'd better stop adding characters to the UCS then...
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