Re: New Characters in Unicode 4.0 (-:

From: Kenneth Whistler (kenw@sybase.com)
Date: Fri Jul 28 2006 - 13:48:30 CDT

  • Next message: Rick McGowan: "Updates to Draft UAXes for Unicode 5.0"

    > >> I see our opinions differ on the "LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH BLOB";
    > at 200% zoom it does look like it could be , so I'll defer to your
    > wisdom here.

    > Yep, I was surprised to see that in the 4.0 revisions to Unicode, but
    > there you go. They also added a range of combining blobs and
    > flyspecks, "INDETERMINATE LONG S OR F", and my personal favorite,
    > "GREEK SMALL LETTER SMEGMA". ...
    >
    > I have to admit, while it caught me a bit askew, I did have to check
    > the Unicode website anyway just to make sure it was a joke.

    Shh! Shh! If this gets out, Michael will insist on encoding them
    in Unicode 6.0 because they have names and glyphs and "people will
    need them encoded as characters so they can put them in documents
    discussing them."

    --Ken

    P.S. Don't forget the SEUSSIAN LETTER ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ,
    which still hasn't been encoded.



    This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Fri Jul 28 2006 - 13:58:18 CDT