Re: Codepoint Differentiation

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Mon Feb 21 2005 - 15:47:26 CST

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    Doug <UList at dfa dash mail dot com> wrote:

    > Is there actually any problem with using Variation Selectors as-is to
    > differentiate non-combining characters -- such as these applications:
    > - Serbian Cyrillic Small "t"
    > - Coptic letterforms for Greek letter codepoints
    > - complete Archaic Greek and Asia Minor scripts aligned to Greek
    > letter codepoints
    > - several functions for two-directional case change with German Sharp
    > S
    > - alternate CJK ideographs and syllabographs

    Only the Unicode Technical Committee can define what sequences involving
    variation selectors are valid, and what they mean. End users may not
    make these decisions.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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