Re: Medievalist ligature character in the PUA

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue Dec 15 2009 - 14:47:04 CST

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    On 15 Dec 2009, at 19:17, Julian Bradfield wrote:

    Yes - but how many users can distinguish the different abstract
    > characters (Latin) o, (Greek) ο and (Cyrillic) о ? I certainly
    > can't.

    You can when your data is sorted, because the three scripts are sorted

    > I wonder why we didn't settle on IS2022 encoded filenames before
    > Uniocde came along? Just because of the overhead? Or just because of
    > the timeline of non-ASCII use of computers?

    Because Industry didn't use ISO 2022?

    Michael Everson *

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