On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 03:26:49PM -0800, Kenneth Whistler wrote:
> Mike Sykes asked:
> > Can anyone tell me whether there is any prospect of terminology being
> > harmonised or reconciled between Unicode and ISO 10646?
> Gradually--over the long run. The Unicode Glossary has already added some
> terminology from 10646, to make the usage of concepts like "planes"
> clear. And the two committees deliberately worked to converge on
> "supplementary characters" and "supplementary planes" for referring
> to characters > U+FFFF, so as to avoid another layer of confusion for
> However, some of the terminology in the Unicode Standard was *deliberately*
> chosen to be distinct from 10646 years ago, and we live with the
> > A joint glossary
> > would be useful.
> An editor who volunteers to produce the joint glossary would also be
I have actually an action item to do a paper in SC2 on the use of terminology.
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