Date: Wed May 21 2008 - 04:04:48 CDT
On Wed, 21 May 2008 09:46:05 +0200
Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <email@example.com> wrote:
>-On [20080511 15:43], Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
>>I see Michael Everson has a proposal for Siddham worked out, yet why is it
>>not even in consideration for inclusion yet?
I can find a chart of Siddam script on evertype site,
but it's for the discussion and it doesn't have the
coverpages to submit ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2 officially.
About the roadmap from evertype to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2,
please ask it to Michael Everson. I'm not sure if he
could collect the people to discuss with.
>No one has even a vague idea of why not? :-\
Please check Script Encoding Initiative's page:
It has a note about Brahmi-derivative scripts that
unified Brahmi encoding. I'm afraid that the requirement
of coded Siddam script can be different from that of
other historical Brahmi-derivative scripts (e.g. Chalukya/
BoxHeaded, Khotanese, Satavahana, Turkestani), because
there are some archives by non-native Siddham users
in Chinese and Japanese.
According to SEI's liaison report to UTC on 2007,
Stefan Baums and Andrew Glass are revising their
preliminary proposal of Brahmi encoding.
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