Can you go into a little more detail as to what problem it is that is
intended to solve?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dean A. Snyder [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, August 13, 1999 10:56 AM
> To: Unicode List
> Subject: Text and Anti-Text
> This is my first post to the Unicode list.
> I am considering making a 10646 architectural proposal and
> have decided to
> run it past the readers of this list first.
> My proposal is conceptually very simple, but could have far-reaching
> implications for the text markup, preservation format, and
> text programming
> I propose that 10646 reserve the 32nd bit as a flag bit
> signifying text
> versus meta-text - when the bit IS NOT set, the glyph is to
> be treated as
> text with its current value in the standard unchanged; when
> the bit IS set,
> the glyph is to be treated as meta-text, having the same value as its
> non-bit-set counterpart in the current standard.
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