Re: [long] Use of Unicode in AbiWord

From: John Cowan (
Date: Fri Mar 19 1999 - 17:59:43 EST

Rick McGowan wrote:

> One of every 500 million people, give or take a million, is likely to ever
> run into even ONE Chinese character that is not already among the
> approximately 25,000 of them encoded in Unicode today. Most learned people
> do not know even 6,000 characters.

I think for "ONE" you should substitute "TWO", since many people have
non-Unihan characters in their names, or so we are told.

John Cowan
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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