Re: Hexadecimal in many scripts (ISO 14755)

From: Alain LaBont\i\ (
Date: Fri Jun 04 1999 - 12:35:54 EDT

A 08:50 99-06-04 -0700, Michael Everson a écrit :
>>>characters on any keyboard, and it requires that the first 6 letters
>>>of whatever alphabet is represented on that keyboard are also accepted
>>>as hexadecimal digits 10-15.

>>Well, it is an option... if another script than the latin script is used

>It sounds like a bad idea to me. All subsets of ISO/IEC 10646 must contain
>ASCII, right?

[Alain] I repeat: this is an option. Who are we, Latin script users, to
decide for those who prefer to use their own? That said, this standard was
approved by JTC1 national bodies. It is an open standard, and not one which
has the mission to be restrective on users.

Alain LaBonté

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