Re: "Giga Character Set": Anything besides noise

From: John Cowan (
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 17:53:04 EDT

Rick McGowan wrote:

> I'm quite, quite certain that claim is especially true for their Klingon
> support, since Unicode is so antique-20th-century and so very linguistically
> lame that it doesn't even support Klingon, despite the fact that (as the
> article claims) Klingon is one of the "12 languages that cover over 75% of
> the world's population". I mean, how could those Unicode people overlook
> support for Klingon? Sheesh...

In fact, of course, every extant Klingon text can be written with Unicode,
and indeed with ISO 646:1983.

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