ISO 15924 codes for ConScript

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Wed May 19 2004 - 00:23:08 CDT

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    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.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

    > 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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