Re: Cuneiform Free Variation Selectors

From: Tom Gewecke (
Date: Sun Jan 18 2004 - 16:26:23 EST

  • Next message: Peter Kirk: "Re: Cuneiform Free Variation Selectors" wrote:
    >>It took Devanagiri to show me the NATURE of the technical problem posed
    >>by a dynamic encoding for cuneiform; it took Mongolian to show me that
    >>the problem HAS ALREADY BEEN SOLVED in Unicode.
    >No greater hames have we ever made than encoding Mongolian without a
    >proper implementation model.

    Agreed. I can't imagine that anyone who has ever tried to actually do
    anything with Unicode Mongolian would recommend variation selectors as an
    encoding technique, unless perhaps they wanted to make sure the encoding
    was never implemented.

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