Re: Revised N2586R

Date: Thu Jun 26 2003 - 13:09:06 EDT

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    William Overington wrote on 06/26/2003 06:24:44 AM:

    > > .... the name is simply a unique identifier within the std.
    > Well, the Standard is the authority for what is the meaning of the
    > when found in a file of plain text. So if the symbol is in a plain text
    > file before or after the name of a person then the Standard implies a
    > meaning to the plain text file.

    The only meaning that the Standard implies is that the character encoded
    at codepoint x represents they symbol of a wheelchair. It does not imply
    *anything* about how its usage in juxtaposition with the name of a person
    should be interpreted.

    - Peter

    Peter Constable

    Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
    7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236, USA
    Tel: +1 972 708 7485

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