Re: Is it true that Unicode is insufficient for Oriental languages?

From: Michael Everson (everson@evertype.com)
Date: Thu May 22 2003 - 19:52:47 EDT

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    At 14:03 -0700 2003-05-22, Asmus Freytag wrote:
    >At 08:07 PM 5/22/03 +0200, Michael Everson wrote:
    >>At 18:29 +0100 2003-05-22, Theodore H. Smith wrote:
    >>>>>It looked like "Old English" writing, but it could have been
    >>>>>called Ogham perhaps, or maybe my memory fails me.
    >>
    >>It must be.
    >>
    >>>But seriously, what is so special about the Gothic style that it
    >>>needs its own block?
    >>
    >>Both Fraktur for Mathematics and Wulfilan Gothic have been encoded.
    >
    >Wulfian Gothic is unrelated to the term "Gothic" for a sans-serif font style.

    I said "both", Asmus. Fraktur=Gothic Wulfilan Gothic.

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