Re: The Geejay (was: Acceptable alembic glyph variants)

From: Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2008 - 04:28:02 CST

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    -On [20080104 10:38], "André Szabolcs Szelp" ( wrote:
    >I was wondering, whether it's Unicode's task to encode every single character
    >ever printed, even if it was created on the fly for a single project...
    >(Of course, if the glyph's use can be demonstrated over several books of
    >several different publishing houses over a nontrivial span of time, it should
    >be; as a historic character).

    And what if you want to make available such historical documents using an
    electronic medium? The only option you have would be a scanned image (with all
    its pros and cons) or an incomplete text due to certain glyphs being replaced
    with non-equivalent ones.

    Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(-at-)> / asmodai
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