From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jun 27 2003 - 06:12:44 EDT
At 04:53 -0500 2003-06-27, Peter_Constable@sil.org wrote:
>If they're so unaware of combining classes, might it not seem
>reasonable to think the the dialog might continue as follows?
>- [gives explanation of combining classes and the related problem for Hebrew]
>ISO: So, you're saying you're coming to us asking for duplicates of
>existing characters because of an error the Unicode Consortium made
>with some of those character properties they define?
>- Well, yes, that's basically it.
>ISO: Then, obviously they need to correct their errors. I mean, it's
>not like the wrong characters got encoded or something. Tell them to
>just fix the errors; that can't be difficult to do, and is obviously
>the right thing to do.
This is exactly my view.
Who is it who will kill the Unicode Consortium if UAX #15 were to be
revised? Did it occur to anyone to *ask* about the possible revision
of classes for the dozen or so instances that would be affected?
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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