From: Asmus Freytag (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Aug 17 2009 - 15:36:27 CDT
On 8/17/2009 6:21 AM, verdy_p wrote:
> "Shriramana Sharma" wrote:
>> What does "existing implementation" in the first sentence of the example
>> paragraph mean?
> I am almost sure that this means that the character is described and encoded distinctly in some national or
> international standard (including some that are now considered obsolete but that had important usage at least in some
> countries) which was then implemented on some computing system.
More or less. You forgot vendor character sets. For the purpose of the
discussion in the P&P it's not necessarily of interest whether this is
an officially sanctioned set, as long as it is/was widely used.
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