At 12:17 -0700 2002-07-03, Kenneth Whistler wrote:
>If a script is listed there in the Roadmap for the BMP or for Plane 1,
>then people can be assured that interested members of the encoding
>committees have *already* made a tentative determination that
>the script is suitable for encoding, although a proposal may not
>actually exist yet, and of course, there are no guarantees until the
>committees actually do the work on fully filled-out formal proposals.
Indeed, we might end up unifying Javanese and Balinese for instance.
We don't know just now.
>But if a "script", like the MIIB BurgerKing cipher mentioned today,
>or chess diagram notation, is missing from the Roadmap, there is probably
>a *good* reason for it not to be there, and people should think twice
>(and then again) before they start proposing it for encoding in Unicode.
Well... a year ago we hadn't heard of N'Ko. Things turn up all the time.
>The "voice which shook the earth", from Chapter IV, verse 44 of
>LIBER LIBERI vel LAPIDIS LAZULI ADUMBRATIO KABBAL GYPTIORUM,
>one of the Holy Books of Thelema:
Wow. Or indeed UAOAU....
-- Michael Everson *** Everson Typography *** http://www.evertype.com
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