Re: Encoded rendering instructions (was Unicode's Mandate)

From: Andrew C. West (
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 11:47:25 CST

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    On Tue, 08 Mar 2005 21:27:03 -0500, Dean Snyder wrote:
    > By the way, I forgot to mention that we would need at least one more
    > rendering instruction character - a RESTORED FROM PARALLEL PASSAGE
    > character, which simply means what its name says - this damaged character
    > can be restored based on its presence in a parallel passage. (I
    > specifically stated "at least one more" character, because the actual
    > issue gets complicated by other factors such as the state of preservation
    > of the character in the parallel passage and by the locus of the parallel
    > passage itself - e.g., is it elsewhere in the same text or in another text?)

    This is not character encoding, but representation of metadata at the character
    level. I for one will stick to markup and annotation for such things.


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