Re: Hexadecimal in many scripts (ISO 14755)

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon Jun 07 1999 - 09:43:46 EDT

Addison Phillips wrote:

> The decimal value is probably better than hex for human entry anyway:

However, readily available tables and books universally use the
hex values; indeed, a hex mode was added to XML/SGML for this
very reason. It is easy to find out that LAO DIGIT ZERO is "໐"
by mere table lookup; discovering that it is "໐" is the hard

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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