Re: Rosetta Stone and Klingon

From: John Cowan (
Date: Thu Jun 17 1999 - 13:40:47 EDT

Markus Kuhn wrote:

> The cover of the Unicode 2.0 Standard shows a photo of the Rosetta
> stone. I am curious whether Unicode 3.0 or ISO 10646:1999 will allow us
> to encode the entire inscription of the stone. Any idea?

No. Hieroglyphs are going to Plane 1, so they won't be in Unicode 3.0.

Everything on
in the section "Characters and Scripts Accepted for Unicode"
*that is encoded in Plane 0* will be in Unicode 3.0 for a total
of 10311 new characters (modulo arithmetic errors).

This is IMHO, not official.

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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