RE: Old Hungarian at SC2/WG2

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Sun Mar 29 2009 - 12:04:18 CST

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    Bingo. Nobody assumes letter-for-letter reversible mappings between Latin and some arbitrary script.


    From: [] On Behalf Of Doug Ewell []
    Sent: Friday, March 27, 2009 10:16 AM
    To: Unicode Mailing List
    Subject: Re: Old Hungarian at SC2/WG2

    Rick McGowan <rick at unicode dot org> wrote:

    >> as in the context of the concurrent use of the script
    >> with the Latin script, there especially names written
    >> in Latin must be able to be represented uniquely
    >> and reversibly in the Old Hungarian script, not
    >> confined to names which are inherently Hungarian.
    > I don't think that has ever been a goal of the Old Hungarian encoding,
    > any more than for other scripts.

    And even if it were, "uniquely and reversibly" does not necessarily
    imply one-to-one correspondence of code points.

    Doug Ewell  *  Thornton, Colorado, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14  ˆ

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