Re: Unicode Public Review Issues update: BRAILLE

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Tue Oct 07 2003 - 13:32:34 CST

Asmus said:

> In conclusion, it seems that the correct set of *default* properties for
> Braille would be determined by the needs of inserting Braille strings into
> other text (for educational manuals and similar specifications).
> As Marco has pointed out that means BIDI = L and I believe it also means
> GC=So, and other properties assigned as they are for other characters that
> share BIDI=L and GC=So.

Which is a ton of them, including all the squared CJK, circled
symbols, and most of the musical symbols.

The upshot so far seems to be that there is little reason to
change gc=So --> gc=Lo, but that some feel that there is better
reason to change bc=ON --> bc=L for the Braille symbols.


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