Re: Portuguese (Brazil) and Portuguese (Portugal)

From: Antoine Leca (
Date: Tue Aug 16 2005 - 11:26:09 CDT

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    On Friday, August 12th, 2005 17:58Z Mohammad Khan wrote:

    > Your answer made me curious to know something more.
    > Say, a group of Protugal people want to have a character in
    > Protuguese Unicode.

    Highly speculative.

    > That character may not make any sense to Brazil or some part of
    > Portugal.

    Yes. And where could it be a problem?
    A user is not expected (much less required) to use the full range of
    Unicode, nor even the full range of characters that make sense for her
    script or her mothertongue.

    (Actually, any new character "for Portuguese" to be introduced in Unicode
    would not make any sense for any Portuguese nor any Brazilian, except a few

    > My question is, base on what criteria <...>

    See Eric's answer.


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