Re: UTF-32 and Pfennig

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sat Jul 24 1999 - 05:39:09 EDT

Ar 11:06 -0700 1999-07-23, scríobh Torsten Mohrin:

>Although my grandmother is not ancient yet ;) , I wonder if the
>occurence in some books justifies the inclusion into UCS. It's
>definitely not in use anymore in everyday life. Maybe somebody has
>some more examples of its use in recent publications.

Representation of pre-computer-age texts is certainly within the scope of
the Universal Character Set. I haven't seen the 24-page document requesting
the PFENNIG SIGN (it's been sent to me) but I expect it shows quite a few
examples of the sign in tables and text.

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