Re: Taboo Variants

From: John Cowan (
Date: Fri Aug 09 2002 - 15:04:36 EDT

Andrew C. West scripsit:

> It sounds to me that what you're suggesting is that characters should be allocated sequentially from
> U+0000 up, with no gaps. Would that not be the most simple solution for allocators !?

Only if they acted sequentially, which they did not and do not. Different
scripts are being worked on simultaneously, and without block allocation
it would be impossible to keep them from stepping on each others' code
points. But once the job is done, the notion of "blocks" is dispensable.

John Cowan
"In computer science, we stand on each other's feet."
        --Brian K. Reid

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