From: Otto Stolz (Otto.Stolz@uni-konstanz.de)
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 02:41:37 CST
James Kass had written:
> Please leave the "Search by Name" function enabled, it is
> quite useful. Type in the word PARENTHESIS and BabelPad
> or BabelMap steps through the entire Unicode repertoire,
> finding *all* the parenthesis characters.
Curtis Clark has written:
> The same technique works for all but one of the brackets. :-)
Remenber, Asmus Freytag had written:
> In Unibook (http://www.unicode.org/unibook) I support searches for names, as well
> as inside the entire 'character entry', which includes aliases and comments.
So just look there, where you will find *all* of the brackets. ;-)
I hope, other implementations (including that BableMap) will follow suit.
After all, this is what TUS 16.1, subsection "Aliases", is suggesting.
A more general note, triggered by Curtis' remark, but not actually pertaining
I understand Asmus's claims, and TUS 16.1, thusly:
- The character names proper are meant as unique and immutable identifiers.
- The character names plus the annotations (particularly the aliases) are
suitable for a user interface.
Whoever is not able, or not willing, to draw a distinction between (a) the
character names proper and (b) character names plus annotations, please abstain
from prolongating this thread by rehashing their arguments, over and over.
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