Re: Pre-1923 characters?

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri Jan 02 2004 - 18:20:53 EST

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    At 14:54 -0800 2004-01-02, Peter Kirk wrote:
    >On 02/01/2004 12:19, D. Starner wrote:
    >>I'm working with Distributed Proofreaders to produce some minimal
    >>Unicode character selectors. Right now I'm working on the Latin
    >>character selectors. Since we soley provide material for Project
    >>Gutenberg, we usually only deal with characters pre-1923. After
    >>stripping composable accents, which characters in the Latin blocks
    >>only appeared after that date? Can I assume that both the Pan-Turkic
    >>Latin orthography and the Pan-Nigerian alphabet postdate that?
    >You are probably safe with the Pan-Turkic Latin alphabet. It seems
    >that this was adopted followng the First Turkology Congress, held in
    >Baku in 1926, see

    You will find Turkic letters in that alphabet which predate that congress.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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