At 07:58 -0800 2001-02-22, DougEwell2@cs.com wrote:
>Unicode only provides the symbols -- the building blocks -- needed to set
>music. The process of taking these building blocks and creating a full
>Wagner score (or folk tune) is a matter of three-dimensional layout, which is
>outside the scope of Unicode.
Presently, at any rate. Who's to say that all the music software
companies won't one day, 20 years from now, agree a character-based
way to set music and interchange data. But there's nothing like that
on the horizon today.
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