Re: Allocation of Georgian letters

From: Jukka K. Korpela (
Date: Wed Feb 06 2008 - 14:15:30 CST

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    Joe wrote:
    >> Unicode begins with the European alphabetic scripts Latin, Greek,
    >> Cyrillic, Armenian. How come that Georgian is so far away, starting
    >> at U+10A0?
    > I assume you are aware that the question of where the Georgian script
    > is allocated is solely (and microscopically) of interest insofar as
    > it reflects the historical development of the Unicode Standard.

    The allocation has the rather practical implication that each Georgian
    letter requires three octets in the UTF-8 encoding, as opposite to two
    octets (for characters allocated in the range U+0080..U+07FF).

    Jukka K. Korpela ("Yucca")

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