Re: String name and Character Name

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 07:24:08 CST

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    Peter Kirk wrote at 1:27 PM on Tuesday, April 26, 2005:

    >So the next battle is to ensure that these CLDR names in English, rather
    >than the Unicode character names, are used in user interfaces even in
    >English. It is for this reason that I am pushing for a clear statement
    >in TUS that character names should not be used in UIs. It would be good
    >if such a statement also included a recommendation that the CLDR names
    >should be used.

    I would restate the suggested TUS wording on this somewhat:

    * The ISO/IEC character names are not intended for use in user interfaces.

    * The CLDR names are.


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