Re: ISO 15924: Different Arabic scripts?

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri Nov 18 2005 - 10:04:03 CST

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    At 06:59 -0800 2005-11-18, Doug Ewell wrote:

    >There would probably have to be either an orthographic difference of
    >some sort (certain words are spelled differently) or a genuine
    >literacy threshold (a noticeable percentage of readers of one
    >variant are unable to read the other) in order to consider this a
    >separate script.

    " order to consider these variants of the Arabic script
    significant enough to encode uniquely in ISO 15924."

    Michael Everson *

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