Re: Definition of Script etc.

From: John Hudson (
Date: Mon May 31 2004 - 12:28:54 CDT

  • Next message: Markus Scherer: "Re: base16k - Efficient Binary Data Encoding in Unicode Text"

    Adam Twardoch wrote:

    > Very recently at the Polish TeX Users' Group meeting prof. Janusz Bien
    > suggested that the only viable definition of the Unicode "character" is:
    > "Character is a primitive term that is defined by enumeration."

    So a script in Unicode is a labelled subset of enumerated entities. I like that :)

    John Hudson

    Tiro Typeworks
    Vancouver, BC
    Currently reading:
    Typespaces, by Peter Burnhill
    White Mughals, by William Dalrymple
    Hebrew manuscripts of the Middle Ages, by Colette Sirat

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Mon May 31 2004 - 12:30:14 CDT