Re: Unicode Stability (Was: Re: E0000 Language Tags for Some Obscure Languages)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Wed Mar 02 2005 - 05:18:37 CST

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    At 20:37 -0800 2005-03-01, wrote:
    >But when 3.1 came out, I plunked down $2.5 million to start a project that
    >depends on E0000 tags. And then just some opinion at Unicode changed about how
    >the cups should be arranged on the shelf. And not even an official removal of
    >the codepoints to clarify the situation, just "we really don't like them --
    >you'll have to guess whether Microsoft ever actually implements them or not".
    >But if I suggest any small *addition* to Unicode, I'm told it's this radically
    >destabilizing concept that could never happen.

    I make additions to Unicode all the time.

    "Dawn take you all, and be stone to you" keeps coming to mind.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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