Re: Korean compression (was: Re: Ternary search trees for Unicode dictionaries)

From: Christopher John Fynn (
Date: Mon Nov 24 2003 - 20:56:23 EST

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    "Peter Kirk" <> wrote:

    > This approach would certainly have simplified pointed Hebrew a lot, so
    > much so that it could well be serious. After all, Ethiopic was encoded
    > as a syllabary just because the vowel points happen to have become
    > attached to the base characters. And we already have some precomposed
    > Hebrew syllables, FB1D, FB1F, FB2E, FB2F. But I guess it is too late for
    > a change now!

    Please don't even think of it - acceptance of any proposal for precomposed
    characters for one script would open the floodgates for similar proposals for
    other scripts.

    Christopher J. Fynn

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