Re: Ewellic

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Thu Nov 13 2003 - 20:43:03 EST

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    D Starner asked:

    > Jim Allan <> writes:
    > > Perhaps rather than "cipher" one should say that Unicode does not encode
    > > separately scripts or systems intended solely as transliterations of
    > > other scripts. Ciphers are a common example of such scripts and systems.
    > What about 1E62/3, 135E/F and 1E6E/1E6F?

    Those are letters of the Latin script which are used
    primarily in transliteration. (Note that other letters of
    the Latin script, including 'a', 'b', 'c', ... are *also*
    used in transliteration.)

    The Latin *script* was not encoded solely because it is used
    in transliteration of other scripts. The fact that some
    characters in the Latin script got into the encoding
    because of somebody's transliteration conventions is


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