From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 19 2004 - 00:23:08 CDT
All right, as long as I mentioned it...
For those who like ISO 15924 script codes and LOVE the Unicode Private
Use Area -- you know who you are -- check out my list of proposed ISO
15924 private-use codes for the ConScript Unicode Registry:
This list of 41 suggested codes for "artificial" and/or "constructed"
scripts, allocated unofficially to the Unicode PUA, fits neatly within
the 50-code private-use space allocated in ISO 15924.
Since the range of available script codes only goes from Qaaa to Qabx,
there's not exactly a lot of room for the codes to be mnemonic. I tried
as much as possible to make the *fourth letter* of the code match the
first letter of the script name (for example, Klingon is Qaak).
Registered and "stable proposal" scripts were given priority over "draft
proposal" scripts in choice of code.
Consider this the updated 2004 version of "playing with Unicode," for
people who used to invent new UTF's. :-)
Suggestions are welcome, as always.
> At least "Qaac" doesn't conflict with any of my suggested ISO 15924
> private-use codes for ConScript. :-)
> -Doug Ewell
> Fullerton, California
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