From: D. Starner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Jun 19 2004 - 17:27:29 CDT
"Doug Ewell" <email@example.com> writes:
> The good thing is that character names are not prescriptive. What a
> character ends up being called does not influence or restrict its
> potential usage.
Why do you think that's true? People use characters all the time based
on their names. The fact that Unicode doesn't change them after encoding
makes it all the more important to name them right in the first place.
> > (Actually, by some mistake the latter seems to be absent from the
> > present proposal. I hope these data are a convincing argument, that
> > it is actually necessary to include it. A .gif of the letter form
> > (as.gif) is accessible on the page
> > http://fang.fa.gau.hu/~heves/abc/abc.html )
> AS was listed as a ligature in the earlier proposal, N1686.
That would be incorrect if modern users consider it a letter.
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