Re: not font designers?

From: James Kass (
Date: Sun Nov 07 2004 - 20:39:17 CST

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    Michael Everson wrote,

    > At 22:45 +0000 2004-11-07, Peter Kirk wrote:
    > >You have indeed stated an intention to encode "significant nodes".
    > Yes. Based on the scholarly taxonomy of writing systems.
    > >But the official documentation, the Unicode
    > >Standard, does not say anything like this.
    > Alarm! Alarm! I detect a desire on your part to
    > consider informative, explanatory text as
    > normative.

    Perhaps not. The desire may simply be to have informative,
    explanatory text inform and explain.

    If refining the informative and explanatory text would help prevent
    threads such as this one, then maybe Peter Kirk's suggestion to
    do so has merit.

    Best regards,

    James Kass

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