Re: Perception that Unicode is 16-bit (was: Re: Surrogate

From: Michael \(michka\) Kaplan (
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 14:13:22 EST

From: "John Hudson" <>

> I wonder though, Peter, about your suggestion that '"Latin script" is less
> acceptable since "Latin" suggests something constrained to the language
> Latin'. Couldn't the same thing be said about 'Arabic script'?

I think everyone here can likely agree that there is a lot of evil and
confusion caused by having a language name and a script name be the same.
Especially given cases like Arabic where the number of "non-Arabic Arabic
letters" is so large!


Michael Kaplan
Trigeminal Software, Inc.

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