Uighur script

From: Michael Everson (everson@egt.ie)
Date: Tue Dec 19 2000 - 11:12:59 EST

Ar 09:57 -0800 2000-12-18, scríobh Peter_Constable@sil.org:
>Has any proposal
>ever been made for this? Can it be considered simply a different writing
>system based on the same script as Mongolian (and therefore encoded using
>the existing Mongolian characters)?

Looking at Uighur and Sogdian and some other things and comparing them to
Mongolian to see whether they should be unified or not is something that
has been considered, but it's seemed prudent to make sure Mongolian works
OK before leaping forward to encode the others. And Mongolian is pretty

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