Re: what exactly is UnicodeData.txt?

From: Kit Peters (
Date: Thu Feb 16 2006 - 06:43:19 CST

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    On 2/16/06, Jukka K. Korpela <> wrote:
    > On Wed, 15 Feb 2006, Kit Peters wrote:
    > > I am interested in the characters whose properties are
    > > defined in UnicodeData.txt.
    > But do you really mean that? That is, do you mean Unicode characters
    > except Han characters and Hangul syllables? Why would this be a
    > relevant subset? If it is, I don't think there is any shorter expression
    > you could use.

    The reason I am only interested right now in the characters from
    UnicodeData.txt is that is what the larger project I am working on
    (CLforJava, a pure Java Common Lisp implementation) only parses
    UnicodeData.txt. While eventually we plan to parse Unihan.txt, at the
    present time I am concentrating on parsing all the numbers in

    Besides, the formulation is vague.

    What would be a more accurate formulation?

    Kit Peters

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