From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Jul 18 2003 - 01:36:05 EDT
At 00:57 +0200 2003-07-18, Philippe Verdy wrote:
>Why is row 03 so resticted? Shouldn't it include those accents and
>diacritics that are used by other characters once canonically
>decomposed? Or does it imply that MES-2 is only supposed to use
>strings if NFC form?
>Also, is this list under full closure with existing character properties, like
>NFKD decompositions, and case mappings?
The MES-2 is what it is, and was developed at the time when it was.
It is thought to be a minumum requirement for European requirements,
and is certainly a lot better than that old Adobe glyph list that was
supported earlier on. It doesn't depend on very smart fonts.
Personally I prefer the Multilingual European Subset.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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