Re: Transcriptions of "Unicode"

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Thu Dec 07 2000 - 04:18:07 EST

At 11:12 PM -0800 12/6/00, James Kass wrote:
>Kenneth Whistler wrote:
>> The CJK radicals supplement, U+2E80..U+2EF3, are the ones that
>> show a number of specific forms, but those are intended for
>> special text purposes, as when specifying a radical index in
>> a dictionary.
>The same reasoning could be said to apply to the variant
>characters formed with those variant radicals. Or maybe I
>am misunderstanding this, special text purposes will permit
>the explicit encoding of a variant radical in a dictionary's
>index, but the dictionary can't explicitly encode the characters
>to which that index refers (?)

This is (a) true and (b) expected behavior.

John H. Jenkins

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