Re: Portuguese (Brazil) and Portuguese (Portugal)

From: Jon Hanna (
Date: Fri Aug 12 2005 - 12:00:15 CDT

  • Next message: Jukka K. Korpela: "Re: Portuguese (Brazil) and Portuguese (Portugal)" wrote:
    > Hello,
    > I don't speak Portuguese but I am very curious to know why Portuguese
    > (Brazil) and Portuguese (Portugal) have different unicode set. Aren't both
    > languages have all common characters (at least 95%)?

    There is only one Unicode set.

    Different nations using the same language often used different character
    sets to support different currencies, different frequencies of loan
    words and so on. This is one of the things Unicode saves us from
    worrying about.

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