Re: U+0BA3, U+0BA9

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Sat Oct 25 2003 - 15:08:31 CST

Peter Jacobi <peter_jacobi at gmx dot net> wrote:

> So, in effect the UNICODE character names attempt to be
> a unified transliteration scheme for all languages? Are these
> principles laid down somewhere or is this more informal?

The Unicode character names attempt to be (a) unique and (b) reasonably
mnemonic. Anything beyond that is a bonus. They expressly do *not*
represent any form of transliteration or transcription scheme.

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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