I don't believe the following languages been covered:
Source- The Languages of the World, Kenneth Katzner, Published by
Routledge, ISBN 0-415-11809-3
Batak- Sumatra, Indonesia, 2 million speakers. [page 238-239]
Buginese- Celebes, Indonesia, 2.5 million speakers [page 237]
Javanese- Java, Indonesia, 75 million speakers [page 234]
Nakhi- Yunnan, China, 230 thousand people [page 217]
Sibo- northwestern China, 40 thousand people [page 216]
According to the CIA The World Factbook 1999 [
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html ], there are
5,995,544,836 (July 1999 est.) people world wide [ see
John Clews wrote:
> > email@example.com wrote:
> > > Covers 95% of all world languages
> Covers 100% of all scripts used in national languages worldwide.
> All characters are present for this category.
What do you mean "national languages" ? Do you mean the official language
of the nation for all the nations worldwide ? Remember, nation is
political term which may change tomorrow. The offical national language
will be changed when a new nation form, split, or declare independent.
Even this statement is not true. For example, we know there are many CJK
ideograph is not defined in Unicode 3.0 but will be defined in UCS4.
Unicode 3.0 does not include all the characters defined in CNS 11643 P
> A few languages (a small number, with a relatively small number of
> speakers on a global scale) which lack this status do not have the
> full range of characters available.
> Best regards
> John Clews
> John Clews, SESAME Computer Projects, 8 Avenue Rd, Harrogate, HG2 7PG
> tel: 0171 412 7826 (day/evening); 01423 888 432 (weekend)
> Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Committee Chair of ISO/TC46/SC2: Conversion of Written Languages;
> Committee Member of ISO/IEC/JTC1/SC22/WG20: Internationalization;
> Committee Member of CEN/TC304: Information and Communications
> Technologies: European Localization Requirements
> Committee Member of the Foundation for Endangered Languages;
> Committee Member of ISO/IEC/JTC1/SC2: Coded Character Sets
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