From: Peter Kirk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Sep 03 2003 - 16:22:08 EDT
On 03/09/2003 11:32, Kenneth Whistler wrote:
>Well, since Michael is engaged in an all-guns-blazing campaign
>on the public list, I guess I need to weigh in, too.
>Corner brackets have been discussed on this and other lists
>on numbers of occasions before. The text in TUS 4.0 was added
>to guide people to the characters most likely to be appropriate
>for general corner bracket usage, since there are so many
>other possible choices already in the standard. (Note the newly
>added confusables: 23A1/23A4 and 23BE/23CB, as well as the
>old standbys: 231C/231F, 250C/2510, and 300C/300D.)
And then there's the even newer 2E00.
>Michael may well succeed in a campaign to convince the UTC and
>WG2 to encode yet *another* set of corner-shaped characters
>as his preferred corner brackets to recommend to medievalists
>(or others). But his claim that there won't be any disunification
>cost is wrong, IMO.
Thanks for bringing a balance to this discussion.
-- Peter Kirk email@example.com (personal) firstname.lastname@example.org (work) http://www.qaya.org/
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