From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Aug 07 2003 - 16:00:25 EDT
Peter Kirk scripsit:
> Is it a principle of Unicode that a new script should not be encoded
> because it is one to one correspondence with an existing one, even
> though there is no graphical relationship? Well, that is certainly in
> conflict with Michael's comments about Aramaic, Samaritan etc.
No. But it's a principle (an informal one) not to use resources encoding
symbol repertoires that are just monalphabetic encryptions of existing
language-specific repertoires. Which seems to me (I am willing to be
corrected on this) to be what we have here.
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