Re: Mysteries in the BMP Roadmap

From: Karl Pentzlin (
Date: Fri May 12 2006 - 18:18:03 CDT

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    Am Freitag, 12. Mai 2006 um 21:04 schrieb Kenneth Whistler:

    KW> The ROK National Body has indicated interest in the context
    KW> of the WG2 meetings in bringing in a proposal for adding
    KW> more jamo characters. Given the approximate number of jamos
    KW> they have been talking about -- which would be intended for
    KW> representation of Old Hangul choseong, jungseong, and jongseong --
    KW> the Roadmap additions are simply preliminary allocations of
    KW> a matching number of columns.

    If only "Old" Hangul needs these jamos, and if they are in fact not
    needed for contemporary Korean, why are these characters not
    roadmapped to go into the SMP, as the available gaps in the BMP
    have become somewhat small?

    - Karl Pentzlin

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